After becoming the first black woman elected to Congress, Shirley Chisholm declared her intention to run for the US presidency in 1972.
BBC News 100 Women
A Taliban official dismisses a video of a woman crying for help before going missing in Kabul.
Kelly Somers chairs a discussion with female fans about their matchday experiences, the dismissive attitudes they often encounter and the need for more allyship in football
A new safety app has been developed by a team of volunteers with experience of abuse and violence.
By Helen Catt
By Catherine Evans
"She was so young and she had so much to live for," said one woman attending the vigil.
By Bethan Bell
It is hard to find women who have not faced inappropriate male behaviour, Baroness Kennedy says.
By Fernando Duarte
By Yolande Knell
BBC Middle East correspondent
By Dawn Gerber
BBC News, East
A project working with rescue horses has been improving the physical and mental health of women.
The emergence of weaving machinery, and decreasing wages, have forced many Kashmiri women out of the industry.
By Harriet Robinson