Shared parental leave, equal pay, anti-discrimination laws, special funding for women-led projects and protection against harassment and human trafficking: it's all enshrined in EU law
If Father’s Day is about celebrating paternal success – if the ‘World’s Best Dad’ mugs lining the kitchen cupboards mean anything at all – what better date is there to reflect on the position of the patriarch in society?
Pakistani senator Hafiz Hamdullah denies alleged attack on Marvi Sirmed
The president said that when women are oppressed, it can lead to instability and violence, as has been seen with Isis and Boko Haram
Victim faces three-hour sexual assault before being robbed and abandoned
Working women are 'denying their feminity', leader tells Turkey's Women's and Democracy Association
'Part of it also must be that more men are involved in it; cooking is less low-status,' says Professor Maggie Andrews
Gosling says he hopes we will have a female president soon
I had been ridiculed by girls for most of my life; pageants were the only place that every girl surrounding me helped, be it with a dress that needed pinning or a hair disaster, we were a community
'This ad makes me feel like a pervert. I am not a pervert.'
I worked as a receptionist in the 1990s and happily wore both heels and a face of slap. The professional fem-bot costume is your armour
The crux of the issue, then, is that social attitudes about what constitutes a smart and professional look for a woman seem to retain fetishised ideas of sexy secretaries and pin-up girls
'This kind of interpretation is very irritating to moderate Muslims,' says leading Islamic expert
Hanna Bolander says she bared her breasts to encourage a debate over public sexuality
The deputy crown prince has previously appeared to express support for more women working
Periods are a taboo subject the world over – but that's starting to change