Nasa astronauts complete first ever all-female spacewalk

Previously, 14 women and 213 men have carried out spacewalks. The first woman was the Russian cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya, who went outside the USSR’s Salyut 7 space station in 1984.

Famous Men Who Boldly Stood Up for Women in 2018

The gender pay gap persists, women are most likely to live in poverty and sexual violence remains rampant. But here are 13 famous men who stood up for women in 2018.

Iceland makes it illegal to pay women less than men in world first

The tiny Nordic nation first introduced legislation last March to help close an existing wage gap, but the law did not come into effect until the first day of 2018.

Iceland to Become First Country Requiring Equal Pay For Women

Icelandic representatives announced at the International Women’s Day summit in New York earlier this week that they plan on becoming the first country in the world to enforce equal pay for women at a national level.