French MPs are set to pass a law that will stop the punishment of prostitutes but fine their clients and oblige them to take awareness courses.
France's Women's Rights Minister says under a proposed new bill there will be more resources for victims of domestic violence, noting that every 48 hours a woman is murdered by her partner in the ...
A midwife from rural Uganda will receive France’s National Order of Merit on Monday.
French former junior minister Nadine Morano has threatened to sue a comedian for calling her a "bitch" during a live show.
France's Senate has backed a proposal to ban on beauty pageants for girls under 16 years old.
The headquarters of the Femen topless protesters in Paris was damaged by fire on Saturday night. The origin of the blaze was not clear on Sunday.
The recent trial of the anti-abortion activist Xavier Dor, who broke into a family planning centre, highlighted the determination of some who oppose termination of pregnancy.
Unlike most of Iraq, the Kurdistan Region is safe, prosperous and modernizing rapidly. But when it comes to women's rights, there's still much room for improvement.
With summer vacation just around the corner and many French children visiting family in their countries of origin, a joint statement has been issued by a collection of female organisations ...
Two French women and a German went on trial in Tunisia on Wednesday for holding a topless anti-Islamist protest in the capital, Tunis.