Analysts warn that recent government actions do not look supportive of women's rights.
Libya's eastern authority has banned women under 60 years old from traveling alone.
The state representative who sponsored the bill referred to pregnant women as "hosts."
Afghan civilian casualties reached a 15-year high in 2016, according to the U.N.
Employ the post office box, your soap box and the ballot box, and be prepared to keep on using them for as long as it takes.
The marchers in New York City, like elsewhere, shared collective feelings in defiance of Trump's presidency.
Around 200,000 people are expected to march for women's rights on Saturday.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to march a day after Donald Trump's inauguration.
Twelve women suspected to have carried out the ritual, which involves the partial or total removal of the external genitalia, have been arrested as the police investigate the case.
Joyce Banda writes on how family and positive reinforcement can raise girls' aspirations.
Women make up just over a fifth of Pakistan's workforce.
U.S. senators can lead the way for women in the military across the world.
One lawmaker said the protest "caused us to think and taught us humility."
Cities around the world held 'Black Monday' protests in solidarity with striking Polish women.
"Every time it's done to a girl their lives are changed forever," the Senate minority leader said.
Male managers think it is acceptable to tell female members of staff what to wear, research suggests.
The Women and Equalities Committee urges for German-style regulation.