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Belgium made the announcement this week, revealing that Dominique Mineur – who currently serves as the European nation’s ambassador to the UAE – will transfer to Riyadh next summer.
A prominent Saudi prince and business magnate has added his voice to the debate over women’s rights in his country, urging it to abandon its driving ban for women….
Pope Francis has declared that abortion, which remains a “grave sin” in the eyes of the Catholic Church, can be absolved by ordinary priests for the foreseeable future —…
The producer faces multiple sexual-misconduct allegations.
The first woman appointed to be a law lord, in 2004, Hale had to wait until this week for a second woman to join her on the UK’s highest…
The ancient Hindu tradition of Chhaupadi, whereby women are confined to animal sheds during menstruation to keep “impurity” out of the home, was banned by the supreme court in…
The decision is expected to be approved by the upper house, and then ratified by King Abdullah II.
His ouster brings an abrupt and embarrassing end to his two-decade reign as one of the most popular and influential commentators in television.
Forty-four new employers have signed on to the Equal Pay Pledge, bringing the total number to over 100 businesses who have embraced equal pay policies.
On Monday, in protest of the pay gap, thousands of Icelandic women decided to work the hours their pay merited — by leaving their workplaces promptly when the clock…
New legislation mandates life imprisonment of “honour” killers – even if victim’s relatives forgive the murderers.
The 9-week storytelling-based program offers a space for male students to explore topics such as toxic masculinity, male privilege, feminism, intersectionality, gender diversity, and more.
Three months after a teenager died while undergoing female genital mutilation conducted by a doctor, Egypt is cracking down on the practice.
The Egyptian cabinet approved a draft bill on…
The California Assembly unanimously passed a measure that requires a prison sentence for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious person.
Olivia Records was a collective founded in 1973 to record and market women’s music.
Marie Curie discovered radioactivity, and, together with her husband Pierre, the radioactive elements polonium and radium while working with the mineral pitchblende.
Tons of monarchs make an appearance on the Sumerian King List, but there’s only one lady named: Kubaba, or Kug-Bau.