Hollywood women speak out on harassment

Actresses Margot Robbie and Lake Bell, alongside producer Kathleen Kennedy have spoken out. They hope the claims against producer Harvey Weinstein will lead to changes in the film industry. Hollywood women speak out on harassment

Spain and Portugal tackle wildfires

A spate of deadly wildfires broke out across Spain and Portugal at the weekend and continued into Monday. The approach of Hurricane Ophelia whipped up strong winds that fanned the flames. Spain and Portugal tackle wildfires

Storm Ophelia batters Ireland

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Mogadishu: Somalis protest against al-Shabab

Somalis reacted to a devastating bomb attack on Saturday by marching to demonstrate their anger at the presence of al-Shabab. The militants have been blamed for the attack, but no group has yet said it was behind the blast. The president donated blood at a hospital treating victims. Mogadishu: Somalis protest against al-Shabab

100 Women: Why we need to talk about street harassment

Most women and girls have experienced some form of street harassment, and in many cases this behaviour goes unreported. But what exactly do we mean when we talk about harassment? What is 100 Women? BBC 100 Women names 100 influential and inspirational women around the world every year. In 2017, we’re challenging them to tackle […]

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