If what we want is a world of equals, closing the gender pay gap would be a good place to start. But there is a long road ahead. Scroll through the graphic to find out just how long.
If, what we want is a world of equals, closing the gender pay gap would be a good place to start. But there is a long road ahead. Scroll through the graphic to find out just how long. (18.04.2017)
It's estimated that over 40 million people are being held as slaves worldwide. Often trapped into their predicament by false promises. Or even worse - handed over as children by their parents
Hundreds of women have taken part in a demonstration in Peru's capital, Lima, to draw attention to the problem of gender violence in the country. Peru has one of the highest rates of violence against women in the region.
A recent string of alleged police attacks on women and girls has led thousands of women to take to the streets in the Mexican capital. Women are demanding better security and an end to violence.
Argentina has a new finance minister but ahead of presidential elections in October, economic uncertainty abounds.
A failed nuclear-powered cruise missile test was the cause of a recent explosion at a military facility in northwestern Russia, according to US experts. Moscow has provided little information about the incident.
Ahead of his meeting with the German Chancellor, Boris Johnson has again urged the EU to reopen Brexit negotiations. The silence so far has been deafening. What is Johnson hoping to achieve in Berlin?
It's no longer the stuff of science fiction: Wars could soon be decided by lethal autonomous weapons systems. But a concerted effort to ban "killer robots" through international law at the UN appears to have hit a wall.
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