In many rural areas, land remains under the control of men, thanks to stubborn cultural and religious barriers.
The young founder of digidip is one of Germany's most successful female digital entrepreneurs.
The Cambodian government has begun initiatives aimed at encouraging young women to study science and technology.
Less than one in three companies in Germany is started by a women. That's not enough, but e-commerce can lead the way.
Tiny handbags and natural sunscreen: The project "Female Entrepreneurs of the Future" coaches innovative founders.
A network aims to speed up the implementation of an UN resolution addressing the situation of women in conflicts.
Thousands of women are believed to be incarcerated in Syrian regime prisons. Little is known about their fate.
Few 'Yes' campaigners expected such a resounding victory in the country's landmark abortion vote.
The result of Ireland's referendum on the country's abortion ban is a triumph for women, says Barbara Wesel.
In rural Bolivia, women seem are demonstrating resilience to the effects of environmental changes.
The Goldman Environmental Foundation has announced the seven recipients of the 2018 Goldman Environmental Prize
Liberia's Sirleaf speaks exclusively to DW ahead of receiving the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.
"I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been." - William Golding
Several studies have shown that Germany lags behind other rich countries in terms of female representation on boards.
Campaigners have recorded over 100 deaths in the past four years in India's textile hub in the state of Tamil Nadu.
If, what we want is a world of equals, closing the gender pay gap would be a good place to start.
Horrific rapes in India in recent days highlight the link between sexual violence and the caste system.
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