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.
The Supreme Court's ruling that having sexual intercourse with a wife aged under 18 is rape marks a big step forward in the fight against child marriage and sexual abuse of minors. But many worry about its enforcement.
The Egyptian capital Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women, with high rates of harassment and a lack of opportunities. In the Thomson Reuters Foundation poll, London ranked best metropolis for women.
Swedish Foreign Minister Wallström joined the #MeToo movement highlighting sexual violence against women, saying she was assaulted at an EU meeting. Will the campaign or responses like #IDidThat change how men behave?
Catalan fails to meet secession deadline - Chinese central bank warns of asset price collapse
Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree to European merger – All eyes on Fed as US market soars
The ANO party, funded by the billionaire Andrej Babis, has come in a strong first place with about 30 percent of the vote. The projected future prime minister is currently awaiting trial on fraud charges.
Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has asked the Spanish Senate for the power to sack the Catalan government. In response, hundreds of thousands have joined a pro-independence demonstration in Barcelona.
Dozens of British citizens have been identified after making fake claims of food poisoning to pay for their holidays in Spain. British authorities have vowed to punish those involved in the criminal scheme.
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