A 22-year-old Iranian woman died in a Tehran hospital three days after the regime's morality police arrested her on the street for 'inappropriate coverage', and allegedly beat her into a coma.
The all-women police centre and its branches will work to keep women in eastern Syria safe, and will serve as a deterrent to ISIS remnants.
Among other abuses, the Houthis subjected dozens of women detained in its prisons to cruel and degrading treatment, including torture and rape, driving some to commit suicide.
Diplomats say up to seven separate incidents occurred in which Iranian guards at nuclear facilities inappropriately touched and harassed female members of the UN monitoring agency.
Women have been subjected to 16,667 violations since the war began, rights group says, with 14,907 of them committed by the Houthis.
Lebanon's new government saw the appointment of four women ministers to key positions, including the interior minister post.
Fourteen young women social entrepreneurs recently attended an intensive programme at Halcyon to help them develop their own business ventures.
The new profession is now open to women in the kingdom, with 12 women recently receiving notarisation licenses.
Saudi women were able to drive for the first time on Sunday morning, with some behind the wheel just minutes after the ban was lifted.