The 21st century woman is supposed to be a super successful, super sexy super mother. That's the ideal anyway. But what does the reality look like?
The French jazz violinist reportedly died of a heart attack after a concert. In a 40-year career he set new standards for the violin across musical genres and set up a school to teach improvisation in music.
Women take charge of men on Carnival Thursday by cutting off their ties and giving them a kiss. The tradition hails from an era when women's rights didn't exist. This year, the #MeToo movement is also leaving its mark.
Many African countries have made great strides in tackling Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting. Kenya, however, has seen a backlash as a doctor pushes for continuing the practice as part of 'heritage' in a court bid.
Despite numerous campaigns and popular slogans over the years, the fondness for sons remains strong among Indian parents. Many of them continue to see boys as an investment and girls a liability. Murali Krishnan reports.
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