Women worldwide still do not enjoy the same rights as men. Discrimination against women is manifest in both society and in the working world. A special conference ahead of the G20 Summit will be tackling the issue.
Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.
Tens of thousands of Russians have been protesting against a government pension reform proposal that includes raising the retirement age for both men and women. DW's Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow.
The World Economic Forum has said that it will take 217 years until women have equal pay and representation in the workplace. It's the second year that the organization has recorded worsening economic inequality.
Google finds itself at the center of a controversy after an employee has claimed "biological causes" explain the lack of women in the tech sector. Executives hastened to denounce the engineer's leaked memo.
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