In the past decade, the number of women in Pakistan's federal and the provincial bureaucracy has increased around 20 percent.
The new film depicting taboo topics in Middle Eastern society has sparked debate among viewers, even as bold cinema in the region dates back to Egypt’s 1940s-1960s golden age of filmmaking.
Four decades after Lina Wertmuller became the first woman nominated for an Oscar in directing, female filmmakers continue to push through the celluloid ceiling, accounting for one in five of all directors in 2020.
The collaboration between UNDP, Limak Foundation, and the Ministries of Family and Social Services and National Education aims to support young girls and women interested in becoming engineers in Turkey.
A new World Benchmarking Alliance's Gender Benchmark index shows that the lowest-scoring companies include Urban Outfitters, The Foschini Group (TFG) — the owner of G-Star Raw — and Zhejiang Semir Garment, a Chinese clothing giant.
The study titled "My Body is My Own" lists attacks on women in 57 countries, ranging from rape to forced sterilisation to virginity tests and genital mutilation.
UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms blueprint to achieve gender equality adopted 25 years ago.
We look at whether the United Nations –– which has continued to elect a male as its secretary general for the last 75 years –– has been able to make progress on the goal of gender equality and women's rights.
Equality Now files joint petition with local partner at African rights court against Tanzanian government after years of campaigning unsuccessfully for the ban to be lifted.
A few days ahead of International Women's Day, TRT World spoke to Agi Veres, a senior official at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), who has extensively worked on women empowerment and development.
The uprising has opened a new-found space for women in Lebanon’s traditionally conservative second city as they lead their own fight for change.
Women protests against sexual harassment, discrimination, and inequality, highlight that "women's rights are human rights."
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