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40% of men, 30% women earn more than their partners

While 40 percent of men live with partners who have a lower salary, 30% of women earn more than their partners, show the the results of a survey conducted by by the MojPosao job search site.

Woman dies in Germany after answering personal advertisement

A 41-year-old woman who died after being held captive for weeks on a secluded farm in western Germany answered a personal advertisement, prosecutors said on Friday.

EU must confront violence against women among refugees, official says

The European Union needs to be vigilant and fight violence against women and girls among refugees coming to Europe, said Vera Jourova, EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality,...

Women have lower pay than men across EU

In 2014, women earned on average 84 cents for every euro a man makes per hour. 

Fewer women than hoped make it into Iranian parliament

Female candidates who ran in Iran's elections last week are now confronting disappointment after far fewer women made it into the new parliament than they had hoped.

Only 14 women have...

"Honour killings" in Pakistan: Bloody tale of horror continues

Every year hundreds of women are murdered in Pakistan in so-called "honour killings" for bringing shame to their families. The problem is the subject of a film by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy that was...

More than 580 women to stand in Iran election

More than 580 of the candidates running in parliamentary elections in Iran this month are women, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.

Croatia boasts more female post-graduate students than male

Broken down by the type of postgraduate studies, the biggest portion of enrollments was bio-medicine and medicine, 42.9%, and social studies 42.6%, followed by technical studies, 5.9%, bio-...