When the WTA Finals take place in Singapore, it'll be the first time it will be held in Asia. Southern Asia tennis talent is thin on the ground, but local associations are working to improve the development of up-and-coming players.
Chinese women are becoming increasingly successful in the business world, but still do not have equal rights. However, their growing economic power will change their role in society, says DW's Frank Sieren.
India's labor ministry is currently preparing legislation to provide social security for domestic workers. But rights groups say more legal protection against mistreatment is necessary. Murali Krishnan reports.
During a visit to South Korea, ex-German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder called for Japan to formally apologize for forcing 200,000 Korean women to serve as "comfort women" sex slaves during World War II.
An English-language women's magazine launched recently by the Pakistani Taliban wants to convince female readers to join the terror outfit, embrace extremist thought and take up jihad.
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