Egypt's highest Sunni Muslim authority has said there can be no justification for sexual harassment, in a country where many people often blame women for the incidents.
The party that won the July election in Pakistan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), is struggling to address allegations of promoting misogynist ideology.
Horrifying sexual crimes against women and girls are an epidemic in India, which has quickly become known as "the rape capital of the world."
In Afghanistan, where women are often confined to the home and seen as subordinate to men, access to justice remains "severely inadequate," which promotes impunity for perpetrators.
Iceland has been known as a female-friendly country for decades, having topped the World Economic Forum’s report on gender equality for nine years. But is it a paradise for women?
The Moroccan parliament on Wednesday, after months of heated debate, adopted a law first drafted five years ago to combat violence against women.