Women in Bangladesh are promoting hygiene in the world's largest refugee settlement to prevent coronavirus from spreading there, aid workers said on Wednesday, after the nation reported its first case of the disease.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres called women’s inequality “stupid” and a cause for global shame, as he pledged to press governments to end discriminatory laws in the face of a “strong and relentless pushback” against women’s rights.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted his administration’s efforts to promote gender equality in the country, pointing to a plan to allocate at least 30 percent of administrative management jobs to women.
A new study revealed that one dose of the HPV vaccine may prevent infection from the potential cancer-causing virus, according to research published in JAMA Network Open from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Britain has become the biggest government funder of programs to prevent violence against women and girls globally after launching a seven-year project targeting countries with some of the highest levels of abuse.