Australian state provides free tampons to students to tackle taboos
Victoria state has joined a handful of governments, including Scotland, this week by supplying public schools with free tampons and pads
EXCLUSIVE-Soccer-FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of 'Blue Girl'
IRAN-SOCCER/WOMAN (UPDATE 1, EXCLUSIVE, PIX):EXCLUSIVE-Soccer-FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of 'Blue Girl'
FIFA officials to visit Iran after death of 'Blue Girl'
While foreign women have been allowed limited access to matches, Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men's teams have been playing since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution
Geena Davis says Hollywood gender imbalance an 'embarrassment'
Davis criticised the Hollywood gender gap from the red carpet of the festival, where she was promoting her new documentary 'This Changes Everything' on gender inequality
London broker wins sexual discrimination lawsuit against BNP Paribas
The case has been brought at a time of increasing scrutiny of sexual discrimination in the workplace in the wake of the #MeToo movement
Canada's Trudeau kicks off tough re-election campaign, faces ethics questions
CANADA-ELECTION/ (UPDATE 2, PIX):UPDATE 2-Canada's Trudeau kicks off tough re-election campaign, faces ethics questions
Fashion victims: Anger over murder-themed Kazakh photoshoot
Critics say images showing models posing as murder victims eroticise violence against women
Three Australians detained in Iran
IRAN-AUSTRALIA/:Three Australians detained in Iran
'We just have to brave it': Women face assault on Zimbabwe's public buses
More affordable fares have led to overcrowding on government-owned buses, putting women at greater risk of sexual harassment and assault as they travel, they say
OPINION: Unleashing the power of women to transform the world’s poorest countries
If we are committed to transforming the lives of women across the globe, we have to start with the least developed countries