Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her lifetime.
“We attach great importance to equal respect and opportunities for women and men,” explains Rector Frank Baaijens of Eindhoven University of Technology.
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged the government to ensure stringent punishment for crimes against women and said the new Modi government's main objective was to build a secure nation.
The first Women’s Car Club has been created in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, celebrating a year on the roads since the driving ban was lifted on 24 June 2018.
The Triple Talaq bill criminalising instant divorce in the Muslim community was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, with the government mustering numbers for its smooth sailing in the Upper House where it still lacks majority support.
In a statement Dalai lama said he is "deeply sorry" about comments he made about women.
Dozens of women and children, relatives of Kosovo extremists fighting in Syria, were flown back home by plane on Saturday under heavy security.
This came when a UAE delegation led by Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State, co-hosted the "International Conference on Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Crises" which was held in Oslo, Norway on May 23-24, 2019.
The Delhi government plans to allow women to travel free in DTC buses, cluster buses and Delhi Metro in the national capital within the next three months.