Professional cuddler provides services to ease loneliness and depression at $60 per hour
Protests erupt in the Netherlands as critics say the controversial Christmas character Black Pete should be banned
Historic vote is a positive step towards equality and 'changing the culture of the church', say campaigners
Music video that tells women to 'shut the f*** up' is misogynistic and promotes rape culture, say critics
Royal British Legion vows to 'take action' against the far-right party for misusing the red poppy symbol
Pets could be confiscated under a tough new law to combat the 'invasion' of Western culture
New health and safety rules prohibit employees from wearing nail polish and having brightly coloured hair
Campaign video designed to raise awareness of street harassment goes viral as actress receives rape and death threats
Britain drops down the international equality league as Rwanda breaks into the top ten
From schools to borders, 'hysteria' surrounding the Ebola virus is leading some to shun contact with Africans
The foundation grants once-in-a-lifetime wishes to seriously ill children
Campaigners say idea 'teeters perilously close to victim-blaming', but minister says she wouldn't rule it out
Microsoft CEO was right to apologise for his comments but research shows it pays women to stick at their jobs
Women are not allowed to go to football matches in the Muslim nation in case they 'promote sinful behaviour'
All-female militia is protecting the Kurdish population from militants – as well as challenging gender roles
It's designed to prevent sexual assault and 'regretted activities' – but activists say Good2Go is misguided
The unknown French manager walked into Highbury on this day in 1996 - lots has changed since then
Generations of girls are dressed up as boys so that they can be afforded basic freedoms – but at what cost?
Providing access to independence and livelihood through the power of bicycles.
Campaign is intended to raise safety awareness, but campaigners say it shifts responsibility to women