Female lawyers will have powers that more closely resemble those of their male colleagues.
"It's not a pivotal moment without action," Equality Now's Jacqui Hunt said.
On International Women's Day, a closer look at what the president has and hasn't done for women.
May McAleese said: "We don't want to be what the Pope describes as 'the strawberry on the cake.'"
Three female journalists have accused a senior lawmaker of sexual harassment but the issue is a thorny one in Russia, where victims are often dismissed.
With #metoo and #timesup, women around the world made their voices heard in 2017 and persisted in 2018.
"More than 90 percent of pious Muslim women in the Muslim world do not wear abayas. So we should not force people to wear abayas."
The first lady's outfit reminded observers of Clinton's choices for the Democratic National Convention, the third debate and Donald Trump's inauguration.
"I want to come home to a home-cooked dinner at six every night," Missouri Senate Candidate Courtland Sykes posted in a letter on Facebook.
Ivanka Trump's silence around hardships her brand's factory workers and their families face contradicts her commitment to improving "the lives of countless women and girls."
Moments of courage, strength and rebellion in the fight for feminism.
In 2016, seven women were killed in acts of femicide each day in Mexico, according to United Nations Women.
The mayor finds kissing all 73 of her colleagues at every meeting a waste of time.
Cinemas were expected to inject around $24 billion into Saudi Arabia's economy.
Penny Nance's fixation on the portrayal of men in 'Frozen' is just the tip of the iceberg for the anti-choice anti-feminist advocate.
For a long time it was wrongly assumed that activism, feminism and human rights were only threatened in only in non-Western countries, but what happened in Turkey could happen anywhere.
Hasan Hatrash tells Newsweek what it's like to celebrate change in one of the world's most conservative societies.
Today marks women's rights activist Annie Besant's 170th birthday. To celebrate, here are seven women to be inspired by.
The government is offering the day-long course free of charge.
Meet-and-greet events for fans have since been scaled back, and metal detectors are now in place at all functions where the singer appears.