Gender equality is the state of equal access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender.
As of 2017, gender equality is one of the sustainable development goals of the United Nations. Gender inequality is measured annually by the United Nations Development Program's Human Development Reports. There it says gender equality is achieved through "fairness of treatment for women and men, according to their respective needs." Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content relating to gender equality issues.
The three-time world champions have been fighting for gender and wage equality for years, yet it never seems to come. Now, members of the current US national team have filed a lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation.
It's International Women's Day! We've kicked off Damien McGuinness and it's all about the Frauenpower on the latest DW Stammtisch. Taking over the reins is Kate Brady as DW chief potilitcal editor Michaela Küfner, Reuters corresponent Andrea Shalal and DW's Linda Vierecke talk all things women and gender equality in Germany.
Inserting * stars into German words to make them gender neutral amounts to "nonsense," a German language association asserts. Other experts say linguistic equality and removal of patriarchal mindsets remains paramount.
France's yellow vest crisis and the controversial use of rubber bullet rifles — Anti-Semitic incidents are on the rise across Britain — The US withdrawal from the INF nuclear arms treaty worries EU leaders — Spain's far-right Vox party puts gender equality into the country's political debate — Exorcism in Italy amid warnings from Pope Francis about the devil
In the last four decades since the end of the Franco dictatorship, women's rights in Spain have seen huge advances. But the recent electoral success of the hard-right Vox party has appeared to unleash something of a backlash. Known for its opposition to immigration and Catalan separatism, the party is now putting gender equality and gender violence at the center of Spain's political debate.
Former Nigerian president Obasanjo urges fellow citizens to demand a credible and fair election+++ Zimbabwe human rights body accuses security forces of systematic torture killing 8 people in the fuel protests+++ Italian deputy PM remarks hitting out at France for impoverishing Africa continues to generate debate
It's still unusual for women to ride big motorbikes - though theirs numbers are increasing. Bikerni, an all women motorcycling group that started in 2011 now has chapters all across the country. They come from all walks of life - and share the joy of speed and independence. Sudeshna Chowdhury met some of them on a morning outing in New Delhi.