LGBT groups hailed a federal court decision denying a stay on an injuction for Trump's transgender military ban, meaning the US military will allow transgender recruits from 2018.
Reuters photojournalists tell the stories behind some of 2017's most memorable news images, and discuss their impact, both on the world and on themselves.
Bermuda set to become first country in the world to abolish marriage equality, just six months after gay couple Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche won Supreme Court ruling to marry.
The UN said children are stranded in a rebel-held suburb near Damascus and five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care.
The historic document was adopted by the United Nations on 10 December, 1948 and since then the day has been marked as Human Rights Day.
With migrants desperate to make their way to Western countries, many sell their organs to pay for the smuggling expenses.
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi may receive royal pardon 5 years after being jailed for 'insulting Islam', his wife Ensaf Haidar was told by MEPs.
Comic Relief video featuring Ed Sheeran was branded "poverty tourism" by the Norwegian NGO that runs the awards.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is showcasing a new film, Human Flow, about 21st century refugees
Richard Nesbitt, CEO of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services, speaks to IBTimes UK about the need to address gender diversity.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will seek to secure the release of British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe during his trip to Tehran.
#MeToo was 2017's most powerful moment according to Time Magazine, which chose it as person of the year. But some have questioned why Taylor Swift was among those celebrated.
City votes in favour of banning Muslim women's swimwear and topless bathing but critics warn it could fuel arguments of Islamaphobe extremists.
New UNHCR report reveals 10-year-old Syrian refugee boys and gay, transgender, intersex individuals are being raped and tortured in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan.
Amid America's critical opioid crisis, a drug recovery programme in Cincinnati, Ohio, treats ex-addicts to makeovers.
Award-winning photojournalist Allison Joyce met Rohingya rape survivors at refugee camps in Bangladesh. IBTimes UK shares their harrowing stories.
As we witness the greatest levels of displacement on record, here are some ways to help refugees during the festive season
Child marriage is common at Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, where marrying off a young daughter means one less mouth to feed.
It's worth mapping key trends that are challenging traditional methods of recruitment.
Despite claims that radiation from nuclear tests sites in North Korea are affecting people researchers are unable to confirm the same due to lack of data.