At least 9 people have been killed in Iran amid protests following the death of a woman in morality police custody over her improper wearing of the mandatory face covering.
A bill passed Monday by Chile's Lower House using the expression menstruating person to refer to biologically female individuals regardless of their own gender perception has sparked controversy nationwide and across the region on social media, it was reported.
Hundreds of women demanding protection from Mexico City's police force took to the streets after a number of high-profile sexual assault cases involving serving officers. To shouts of I do believe you! and My friends protect me, you don't, the initially peaceful rally ended with some participants lighting a fire on the second floor of a police building and vandalizing a bus station.
On 25 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) joins partners in calling for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls to ensure their health, well-being and human rights.
Declaring women's rights vital for world peace, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual Peace Prize today to three indomitable campaigners against war and oppression - a Yemeni and two Liberians, including that country's president.