For centuries national politics was for men only. Today marks 100 years since women in Germany were given suffrage - the right to vote. Our report takes a look at how Germany shaped up against other major European nations.
Under the proposed changes, abortion would be classified as a health issue rather than a crime. It would be New Zealand's first major abortion reform in more than 40 years, but activists say it doesn't go far enough.
A Moscow court has canceled a decision by the election commission to bar the opposition candidate from running in Moscow's upcoming election. Election restrictions have triggered major, long-running protests in Russia.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of central Moscow to protest the upcoming city council ballot. Independent and opposition candidates have been barred from running.
As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter.
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