In her rapid rise through Italian politics, Giorgia Meloni has repeatedly shattered the glass ceiling and has now become the first woman premier in the still staunchly patriarchal country
Covid-19 lockdowns sparked a big drop in the number of reported crimes in France last year, except for domestic violence and rape cases which continued to rise
A controversial Polish court ruling that imposes a near-total ban on abortion has come into force, sparking nationwide protests despite coronavirus restrictions
It's one of the last taboos: asking a colleague how much they earn. But Germany is hoping workers will do just that under a new law that aims to close the country's gender pay gap.