The report, published earlier this week, found widespread evidence of FGM in the southern Russian republic.
Samia Shahid's ex-husband allegedly wanted her to remarry him.
Survey also reveals that women rarely told their employers about incidents.
In an essay for Glamour magazine, Obama writes, "It's important that [Malia and Sasha's] dad is a feminist, because now that's what they expect of all men."
Raslan Fadl turned himself in last week, more than 18 months after his conviction.
Two men have been arrested and police are looking for four others in connection with the attack.
Women in Saudi Arabia remain locked in with 'Band-Aid measures' instead of attempts to address the problems of male guardianship.
The Spice Girls first hit has been given a makeover to help raise awareness about global gender inequality.
The Turkish leader said women who work and do not reproduce are "deficient."
Perpetrators beat the schoolteacher, drenched her in gasoline and set her on fire.
Turkey's record on women's rights has deteriorated since it was picked to host the World Humanitarian Summit.
Paris has followed in the footsteps of Sweden, Norway and Iceland with its new bill.
The female trio touched down in the Gulf state, where women are prohibited from driving.
The quarters of the sultan's concubines were "preparing women for life".
The number of women in the workplace is 25.5 percent lower than the number of men.
Nicky Morgan is under attack after government figures show women are paid almost £2 per hour less.
The low birthrate and aging population are driving pressure to restrict abortion in Japan.
A Bristol company will become the first in Britain to grant female employees menstrual leave.
Carrie Buck is the most famous of those forcibly sterilized to "cleanse the race" of undesirable genes.