March 8, 2013
Considering how much value Russia women place on presenting a polished appearance at all times, there is always a tremendous growth potentail for the beauty industry in the country
March 5, 2013
Senate speaker Valentina Matviyenko tops the list for the second year in a row, followed by deputy PM for social affairs Olga Golodets
February 27, 2013
The country has a shameful record when it comes to aggressive and violent behaviour against women by their husbands and relatives
September 10, 2012
Russia's women defended their Chess Olympiad title in Istanbul over the weekend with a 4-0 thrashing of Kazakhstan edging them past China.
April 19, 2012
Women’s issues, especially perspectives on “the Body” portrayed by Russian and Marathi women writers are the subject of recent study by Dr. Megha Pansare, Associate Professor, Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
March 7, 2012
The position of women in Russian society is misperceived among many Western experts, just as it can be in Russia itself
March 7, 2012
Unlike in most parts of the world, in Russia Women’s Day is no low key affair that hardly gets noticed
February 14, 2012
Blacksmith Dora Kolchina works in her shop in the Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk
February 13, 2012
A recent list of the 100 most influential women in Russia, compiled by Ekho Moskvy and several other major media organizations, suggests that women pull more strings in the country than they are generally given credit for.
January 20, 2012
Members of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen bared their breasts once more on Wednesday, this time to protest India's crackdown on visas for sex workers at its embassies in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
January 20, 2012
The reported instruction by India’s foreign office to its missions in the region to filter out potential sex workers threatens to revive distorting stereotypes and could deter female visitors from coming to this country.
December 9, 2011
Ukrainian popular singer Ani Lorak plays the role of the Princess in the Aladdin musical at the RVS studio in St. Petersburg.
September 20, 2011
Survey respondents complain of stress and lack of time to relax. They spend disposable cash on travel, education, and clothes.
September 15, 2011
Since the end of Soviet era quotas, the number of women in Russian politics has declined. What will bring them back?
August 11, 2011
A recent survey ranked India as the fourth most dangerous place for women.So what can we do? Here are some things we can learn from Russia.
July 28, 2011
Although more Russian women than men have university degrees, women on average make less money and hold less prestigious positions.
July 26, 2011
Each week, Voice of Russia hosts Red Line, a discussion about the events of the week, as seen from Moscow.
July 18, 2011
The Semyonov matryoshka nesting doll has been chosen as a souvenir for the Sochi Winter Olympics. A longtime symbol of Russia, these nesting dolls are made in the town of Semyonov by a work force of women.
June 29, 2011
Each week, Voice of Russia hosts Red Line, a discussion about the events of the week, as seen from Moscow. This week, the resignation of Robert Gates, the death of Yelena Bonner, and Aung San Suu Kyi
June 22, 2011
Historians are still uncovering stories from World War II, including that of the Soviet Union's young female fighter pilots.