Many baby girls in Montenegro are unwanted because of social pressure to bear a male heir. Selective abortion has become an everyday practice. As a result, the gender imbalance is growing.
The grotesque sexual assault on an 8-month-old baby in Delhi is the latest in a series of rapes that has prompted serious soul-searching as to why authorities are failing to protect women and girls.
Thirteen years ago, the murder of Hatun Sürücü shocked Germany. The killer was her own brother. Since then, there has been a debate about "honor killings." Even the use of this term is a point of contention.
The Egyptian capital Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women, with high rates of harassment and a lack of opportunities. In the Thomson Reuters Foundation poll, London ranked best metropolis for women.
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