Women around the world are taking part in a campaign to protest against domestic violence and inequality. The title "One Billion and Rising" refers to the number of women reportedly affected by abuse.
For a long-suffering community in Kentucky, the White House's claim that the war on poverty was won sounds like a cruel joke. But some refuse to give up – and are keen to shatter stereotypes, as Michael Knigge reports.
The arrest of more than 1,000 people is just the beginning of major police operations to come, police say. The operation targeted men responsible for murders and violence against women.
Marginalized groups in Malaysia have sought better treatment under the new government. But after two women were publicly caned on Monday for same-sex relations, hopes have been dashed for the LGBT community.
Right-wing populists are often depicted as angry white men. A new study, however, has found that women are increasingly supporting right-wing populist parties, and they are often more radical than their male peers.
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