Lakshmi Puri, of UN Women, talks to DW about the role of her organisation in changing the world by empowering women. The body was only established three years ago, but already operates in 85 countries around the world.
International rights groups have questioned the regime's reform agenda after the activists were identified and called traitors in the media. All those arrested had called for an end to the ban on women driving cars.
The United Nations may have a reputation for being a talking shop. But when it comes to artificial intelligence and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, it's trying to get ahead of the conversation.
The call by UN human rights officials came after the death toll in anti-government protests rose by three more students. Some 47 people have been killed while demanding justice from Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.
Horrific rapes in India in recent days have once again sparked outrage and large-scale protests nationwide. The ghastly incidents highlight the link between sexual violence and the caste system. Murali Krishnan reports.
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