The Istanbul Convention, negotiated in Turkey's biggest city and signed in 2011, had committed its signatories to prevent and prosecute domestic violence and promote equality.
The 23-year-old Japanese star says she will take some time away from the court after she was fined $15,000 and threatened with disqualification for refusing to carry out a mandatory news conference following her first round win.
Meanwhile, another decree issued by the Turkish presidency said the central bank governor Naci Agbal has been replaced with Sahap Kavcioglu.
Hundreds of victims have forged a unique path for themselves through ‘A Gift Story’ – an online portal where their personal stories are packaged through gifted accessories and exquisite craftsmanship.
A new report reveals the terrifying extent of violence against women around the globe, which has only gotten worse with the pandemic.
Women across the world celebrate International Women's Day 2021, highlighting the need for progress in achieving gender equality.
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.
The genderless deck replaces king, queen and jack with gold, silver and bronze.
Thousands of protesters marched in Washington and elsewhere in the United States to protest President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and to call for his defeat in the November 3 election.
The coronavirus pandemic may have resulted in more women getting into one of France’s most elite schools, but is the system fit for purpose?
The administrator for $630 million fund will evaluate each claim separately to determine how much money each woman, who was sexually attacked by the financier Jeffrey Epstein, receives.
Predictions modelled by a UN body urges governments around the world to prioritise the needs of women and girls as part of their response to the global health pandemic.
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