US president’s daughter hears boos at W20 summit for calling him a ‘champion of supporting families’ as Angela Merkel tries hard to make her guest feel welcome
One of the issues at the top of the agenda of the W20 summit in Berlin on Tuesday was how working women can better balance family and work.
So perhaps it was inevitable that the first question for Ivanka Trump – a woman accused of mixing business interests and dynastic ambition in ways the White House has rarely [...]
Live global coverage of International Women’s Day 2017 as events take place around the world to mark the ongoing fight for equality
While women marched around the world, press secretary Sean Spicer berated the media for ‘minimising the enormous support’ at Trump’s inauguration
Hundreds of thousands of women turned Washington’s National Mall into a sea of pink on Saturday, sending the first concerted message of grassroots opposition to Donald Trump since he moved into the White House.
Landmark ruling finds country’s restrictive abortion legislation subjected Amanda Mellet to emotional and mental suffering
The UN’s human rights committee has ruled that Ireland’s restrictive abortion legislation subjected a woman to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and violated her human rights, in a ground-breaking judgment that is expected to set an international precedent.
The landmark ruling calls on Ireland to reform its law on abortion to introduce “accessible procedures for pregnancy termination” to prevent similar violations in the future. The judgment marks the first time thatan international human rights committee has responded to an individual [...]