The latest survey on higher education in India shows a significant increase in female enrollment, most notably in historically disadvantaged communities, a sign that women have managed to carve a greater place for themselves.
The European Union is set to extend its protections for women in a new law that will encompass gender-based violence, female genital mutilation, forced marriages, and online harassment.
For the third consecutive year, Mexico is reporting a decline in the annual percentage of homicides, including in the femicide department, as well as fewer robberies and federal crimes in multiple categories.
In an effort to lower the maternal mortality rate, the Colombian authorities have successfully implemented nationwide a model first developed for vulnerable populations.
In a landmark decision, Zambia has set the marriageable age to 18, therefore rendering all forms of child marriage illegal within the country without exception.
Midwives have recently been in high demand in Laos, as the Southeast Asian country works toward greater protection of mothers during pregnancy and childbirth.
For the first time in the history of the United States, women account for the majority of associates at law firms, a most-welcomed sign of the times.
Over the last two decades, there has been a 30% decline in the number of females assassinated in Spain as the country makes progress to curb violence against women.
An all-female anti-poaching unit – the first in South Africa – is saving the country’s emblematic rhino from falling prey to poachers without the use of weapons while having a significant impact on local wildlife conservation.
The Indian state of Karnataka is the latest to offer to make public buses free for women, empowering them to join the workforce and have more autonomy, and due to the scheme’s success, it could be implemented in other states.