A group of women are breaking down barriers in Kyrgyzstan by becoming the first all-female ice hockey team in the country.
Finland's government is making gender equality a priority by ensuring both mothers and fathers can take the same amount of paid leave after having a baby.
Canada joins seven European countries in having equal rights for women at work in an annual survey by the World Bank. But countries at the bottom of the list are making progress.
In 90 years of the Academy Awards, just a handful of female filmmakers have been nominated for the top directing prize.
"We need laws and we need structures that lead the way to gender equality ... it just doesn't happen by itself," she told the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The Ballet, directed by Kibwe Tavares, is inspired by the 2015/16 migrant crisis whereby more than a million people fled conflict in the Middle East and North Africa.
Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin on gender equality, climate change and government
The way the British press has demonized Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is part of a classic pattern of scapegoating women, says classicist Mary Beard.
The need for digital skills is an opportunity to keep more women in the workforce and ensure they reach more senior roles.
Men supporting women and minorities is a start – but for real change, they must actively promote under-represented groups.
Thanks to the internet, more women are benefitting from global trade.
We need to fix the system – not the women.
To make senior management more diverse, companies must examine the talent pipeline at every rung of the corporate ladder.
A new kind of asset fund could reduce the high barriers to entry to financial investment for women and minorities.
We can close the gender gap in the workplace, one woman at a time.