The Istanbul Gezi Park protests have been coordinated by a broad coalition called "Taksim Solidarity," which is composed of 117 different constituent groups, including trade unions.
The Chavistas' new labor law gives "recognition to non-salaried work traditionally done by women," part of the struggle towards economic redistribution.
Former general and president Efrain Rios Montt will face charges for genocide and crimes against humanity.
There were tweets every minute and soon tens of thousands of electronic messages - all about sexual harassment and sexism in general.
Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has been discharged from a British hospital.
Thousands poured onto the streets of India over the weekend to mourn the death of a pre-medical student who was subjected to a brutal gang rape.
While actions took place in U.S. supporting Walmart workers, 112 garment workers in Bangladesh were killed in a factory fire as they reportedly worked overtime for American clothing retailers, including Walmart.
More than 10,000 people gathered for a vigil and march over the death and the country's draconian abortion laws.
The 15-year-old Pakistani woman gravely wounded in a Taliban attack, has come to symbolize a broadening struggle in that country, against the extremist views the Taliban seeks to enforce there.
London's Olympics was the site of laudable developments for women's access to and full participation in major athletic activities.