14 applications have been received by the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan ahead of the early presidential election in the country. There are two highlights this year: first ever female nominee and state language proficiency tests.
President of Kazakhstan met with female representatives of the Kazakh population on the eve of International Women's Day.
Seventy-three percent of Americans expect to see a female president in their lifetime, even as men are expected to maintain their dominant role in business.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suffered a double setback with the resignations of two female cabinet ministers over claims they misused political funds.
Dozens of the world's top female soccer players are suing governing body FIFA for discrimination over plans to stage matches at next year's Women's World Cup.
Apple's long-awaited smartwatch looks "too feminine" and its design will not stand the test of time, luxury giant LVMH's watch guru has told German media.
Japan's new industry minister Yuko Obuchi visited the disaster-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, days after assuming her new post.
Three Kazakhstanis will compete at the International Beauty Pageant Miss Bikini CIS-2014.
Malta's Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca was on Friday sworn in as the island state's ninth president after being named by the prime minister and approved by parliament.
Margaret Thatcher's immaculate hairdo took intensive efforts to perfect, with the late British prime minister having her bouffant reworked every three days on average, records showed Friday.
US officials admitted Tuesday that they strip-searched a female Indian diplomat after she was arrested in New York in a new twist to a growing row that has seen India hit back with reprisals such as removing security barriers around the US embassy.
General Motors Tuesday named its first-ever female chief executive as the largest US automaker exits the government-bailout era with sales at their best level in six years.
The number of policewomen will reach 30 percent in Kazakhstan by 2020.
Park Geun-Hye was sworn in as South Korea's first female president Monday, vowing zero tolerance with provocation from North Korea and demanding Pyongyang "abandon its nuclear ambitions" immediately.
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