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Ministry directs Hanoi to punish husband for domestic violence

The social affairs ministry has asked Hanoi to protect the victim and punish the abuser in a domestic violence video that went viral this week.

Home 'most dangerous place' for women, UN study shows

Over half the women who were murdered last year were killed by their partners or family members, a new U.N. study said Sunday.

Thousands to march in Chicago against Trump's 'anti-woman' agenda

Energized by a bitter fight over a U.S. Supreme Court justice nominee, thousands of women were expected to march Saturday in Chicago.
October 12, 2018 | 10:02 am GMT+7

Gender equality: The competitive edge of business

There is compelling evidence that women in leadership in companies drives profits and gives businesses a competitive edge.
September 07, 2018 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Calls to end South Korea abortion ban reach top court

More than 230,000 people signed petition to legalise abortion last year.
May 22, 2018 | 11:49 am GMT+7

A few good women: Female filmmakers at Cannes

Women made up barely 3.5 percent of the best director and best screenplay winners over the past seven decades.
May 08, 2018 | 09:41 am GMT+7

With warning drums and river clean-ups, Indonesian women head off disasters

Women can play a crucial role in minimizing the risks for their families and neighbors, experts say.
May 01, 2018 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Japanese women confront grim taboo by saying 'me too'

'There's a terrible stigma about rape. People would rather you kept it bottled up.'
April 01, 2018 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Ready-made feasts free Vietnamese women from Tet chores

Why should men have all the fun while women are slaving away in the kitchen?
February 07, 2018 | 12:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese police spark outrage for publicly shaming sex workers

The officers could face charges for humiliating the women on Phu Quoc Island.
January 31, 2018 | 12:43 pm GMT+7

Trump decries 'permissive' US abortion laws at rally

Trump said the United States is one of only seven countries to allow elective late-term abortions, and 'it is wrong.'
January 20, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Marches kick off across world ahead of International Women's Day

Women have started marking International Women's Day with marches in cities across the world to highlight issues from equal pay to access to abortion.
March 06, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Why women should ditch Women’s Day

The celebration of privileges has become a bigger brand than any woman herself.
March 06, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Success for women entrepreneurs in poor countries means enlisting men

Without the backing of men, women entrepreneurs are likely to quit, receive threats and even suffer violence.
September 17, 2016 | 09:31 am GMT+7
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