The 24-year-old singer and model attended Boston's Berklee College of Music. When she was 13, her mother had a dream that she'd win the contest.
A Pakistani court has overturned the death sentence of a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy, a case that has polarised the nation.
When Rihanna launched her Savage X Fenty lingerie line earlier this year it was praised for its "inclusivity". It's now debuted at New York Fashion Week with a diverse range of models.
A Swedish Muslim woman has won compensation after her job interview was ended when she refused a handshake.
Aseel Al-Hamad drove a Renault Formula One car around the French Grand Prix circuit in front of thousands of fans on Sunday and declared the start of a new era for Saudi women in motorsport.
Saudi Arabia issued driver’s licenses to 10 women on Monday, a historic move that came 20 days before the government had planned to lift its longstanding ban on women driving.
Ireland’s prime minister on Saturday hailed the culmination of “a quiet revolution” in what was once one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries after a landslide referendum vote to liberalize highly restrictive laws on abortion.
'This is on the NFL': cheerleaders urge league to halt 'blatant discrimination'
Fresh allegations follow continued claims of low pay, long hours and sexual harassment.