An announcement to the lucky Almaty natives and visitors: TengriFM radio is hosting a concert on March 8 to celebrate the International Women’s day at the Medeo Skating Rink.
The first woman to head an Egyptian political party has expressed concern that a return to military rule could threaten democracy in a country roiled by three years of turbulence.
Skiers from Kazakhstan Temir Zholy team have become winners of the 19th International Alpine Skiing Championship among railway employees.
As the police patrol outside and pace the corridors of her office, anti-mafia prosecutor Alessandra Cerreti speaks to AFP about her specialty -- breaking the power of the clans by turning their women.
A personalized electronic register for pregnant women has been introduced in Kazakhstan.
Malko Jama, a recently widowed Somali mother of eight, still remembers undergoing genital mutilation three decades ago as vividly as if it were yesterday.
Soumayya Jabarti, the first female editor of a Saudi national daily, hopes to see more women take up top media posts in the ultra-conservative Muslim state.
Worldwide, one woman in 14 has been sexually assaulted by someone other than a partner, according to the first global estimate of the problem.
The first female CEO of the largest American automaker will be honored by sitting with Michelle Obama when the president delivers his State of the Union Address.
Women outnumber men for the first time in Japan's Winter Olympics team as the country sends a record number of athletes to Sochi in hopes of its biggest-ever medal haul.
Women are often in the dark when it comes to basic facts about sex, fertility, pregnancy and their own reproductive health, according to a US study Monday.
Members of the Lower Chamber of the Kazakhstan Parliament are considering toughening of the punishment for bride kidnapping in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan judoka Gulzhan Issanova won a gold medal at the World Judo Grand-Prix stage in Tashkent
Frenchwoman Veronique Nichanian, the artistic director for Hermes, stands out in the fashion world as one of the only women to create men's styles.
Members of Kazakhstan's Majilis (Lower Chamber of the Parliament) have commented on the idea of making polygamy legal in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan’s former Vice-Minister of Agriculture of Marat Tolibayev has proposed to legalize polygamy in Kazakhstan.
The Russian Supreme Court has ordered a review of the guilty verdicts handed to two members of punk band Pussy Riot, three months before the pair are due to be released from prison, it said Thursday.
A long-awaited law to combat violence against women is currently under study in Morocco, but the Islamist-led government has had to revise its proposals after sharp criticism from rights groups.
The grand mufti of Saudi Arabia said a ban on women driving in the conservative Gulf state protects society from "evil".
Japan's Shinzo Abe on Friday named the country's first ever female aide to the prime minister, just weeks after Caroline Kennedy arrived as the first woman US ambassador to Tokyo.
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