Campaigners have hit out at proposals that may change the way police approach victims in investigations, describing the recommendations as a “step right back to the 1980s”.
Thousands of women across Mexico have stayed home from work and school as part of a strike billed as “A Day Without Women”, hours after an unprecedented number filled the streets to protest against rising gender violence on International Women’s Day.
Politicians from across the spectrum have been urged to “up their game” as new figures show trust in politicians is lower amongst women.
Elizabeth Warren’s withdrawal from the contest for the Democratic Party’s nomination for the presidency has left many asking why US voters seem so reluctant to elect a woman to the Oval Office.
A female Second World War agent will be commemorated with a blue plaque by English Heritage, which has admitted the proportion of women celebrated by the scheme is “still unacceptably low”.
The Scottish Government has set up a new fund that aims to reduce the harms associated with prostitution, as well as reducing men’s demand for it.
There is a direct link between urinary incontinence in older women and sitting down too long, a study has found.
A north-east activist group will be protesting in Aberdeen for the next 10 weeks.
"We thought we would trial a run just for the ladies this year, to see if we can remove some barriers to participation – Sport Scotland agreed that this was a great idea with not many female-only runs on the go in this area"
Facebook is expanding its programme aimed at supporting women in business as part of a scheme to increase the number of female founders in the UK.
A sexy walk is as important as a woman’s body shape in making her attractive, according to new research.
A hashtag campaign is showing the world that scientists are as diverse as the fields they study.
Actress Susan Sarandon says she believes women are less dependent on men for their power.
Women hoping to join the police force will have a chance to find out more about the career at a special event later this month.
Radio 2 clocks up 50 years on air this Saturday with exactly the same number of women DJs on its biggest weekday shows as when it launched: zero.
Police Scotland is to host a recruitment day aimed at women who are thinking about joining the force.
Mannequins used in high-street fashion stores have been the subject of heated debates in the last few years, and now new research appears to cement the popular belief that the average female mannequin in UK stores is the size of a severely underweight woman.
A North-east MP's bill aimed at tackling violence against women has received royal assent.
A new law to tackle violence against women is expected to be sent to the Queen for Royal Assent.
A North-east MSP's proposal for women and girls to have free access to sanitary products is to be considered by the government.
From tales of agonised pushing to unbearable pain, the chances are every pregnant woman will hear at least one - often unwanted - birth horror story.
Women will be allowed to join one of Aberdeen’s oldest private clubs for the first time in its 163-year history following an overwhelming vote in favour by members.
A mother-of-five who battled cervical cancer is backing a new NHS campaign which aims to increase the number of women going for cervical screening.
Every year, British women spend 33 hours each preparing for Christmas – amounting to three months over the course of a lifetime.
One man has just found out something about women’s clothes that most women grapple with everyday – arbitrary size labels.
A fertility app for smartphones that analyses a woman’s temperature and ovulation tests in order to identify fertile days is as effective a contraceptive as the pill, according to new clinical research.
Despite the oil crisis hitting jobs across the North-east, stats have shown employment is on the rise for women in the region.
It’s a leap year so some women will be breaking with the norm and getting down on one knee on February 29. Just be thankful you’re not expected to get hold of a whale tooth or cut open a chicken as part of the engagement ritual.
WOMEN in Aberdeen are among the least happy in Scotland, according to a new report.