The judgment, seen as a landmark decision for the Indian military, means that all women will now be eligible for the same promotions, ranks, benefits and pensions as their male counterparts, irrespective of their years of service or whether they had retired.
On International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a women’s rights group active in the Kurdistan Region announced that zero cases of GM were reported in the Garmiyan Administration in 2019.
More than 19,000 people in Japan have signed a petition to ban office dress codes which force women to wear high heels to work.
The 2019 class of graduates included a record number of Black and Hispanic women.
17-year-old Caroline Marks became the first woman to win the same $100,000 prize as her male counterparts earlier this week when she won the first competition of the 2019 World Surf League’s Championship Tour.
The wall was a statement of gender equality, and a call to end violent protests against women trying to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple, a pilgrimage site for Hindus.
Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland made history on Tuesday by becoming the first Native American women elected to Congress.
Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota became the first Muslim women elected to Congress.
More than 100 women were projected to win seats in the House of Representatives, easily shattering the record.
Kathy Ottersten and Liz Lyke recently took positions as elected officials during the past municipal election.