A quarter of all global lawmakers are women but the International Parliamentary Union has warned that progress towards gender parity is slowing amid significant "pushback"
How big is the gender pay gap? How many women do listed companies have in senior management positions, and how big is the pension pay gap? A male-female comparison.
France has unveiled new measures to combat violence against women by their partners or ex-partners, as concerns mount over the number of women killed in the country
British women won the right to vote 100 years ago after an intense struggle marked by a violent fringe campaign that shocked the country but helped to change the world.