The Miss World and the Miss Universe competitions are detrimental to the rights of women.
The benefits of gender equality are not just for women and girls, but "for everyone whose lives will be changed by a fairer world", UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said.
Samira Ahmed has won her sex discrimination claim against the BBC. As well as being a victory for Ms Ahmed, who will now receive almost £700,000 in back pay, this ruling
The past century has witnessed the greatest advances for gender equality in human history. From New Zealand becoming the first self-governing country in 1893 to allow women to vote
While the rest of the world is struggling to cope with COVID-19, the UAE has not only taken stupendous steps to control the pandemic, but also retained its sporting spirit.
Children are the most affected in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. They have been forced to postpone all their external activities, particularly group play.
A year has passed since the Modi administration, in a high-handed action, ended the special status Jammu and Kashmir had enjoyed under India’s Constitution.