In India, women have limited access to investor and credit networks. Entrepreneur Sucharita Eashwar is looking to change that, by helping them to set up on their own.
Indian police have arrested a woman on suspicion of complicity in an alleged rape by a ruling party politician. The case has sparked protests across India from activists who say authorities are not doing enough.
A sexual abuse scandal has led to resignations at the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Nobel board and the Swedish king slam the turmoil that's damaging the reputation of the prize.
The IMF and UN want governments to look into their budgets to see how money is spent differently on men and women. For many economists, discrimination is coded into policy — whether officials intend to or not.
The first unmanned bank in China: the fully automated Shanghai branch of China Construction Bank has opened its doors.
A quick rundown of business events of the week
When individual council members would rather illegally accept money and gifts instead of fighting corruption, then there’s no need for the Council of Europe anymore, says DW’s Max Hofmann.
German chancellor Angela Merkel says that letting in legal migrants from a UN program helps head off illegal migration. Her remarks were made before a meeting with UN High Commissioner on Refugees Filippo Grandi.
Police on Lesbos cleared the main port area on Monday following a clash between far-right extremists and migrants. While no longer a key transit point for entering Europe, the Greek island suffers severe over-crowding.
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