Women account for just 11% of the 560 people who have traveled beyond the earth's atmosphere. But the European Space Agency has indicated that it wants to ensure greater diversity among its astronauts. "Representing all parts of our society is a concern that we take very seriously," said David Parker, the agency's director of human and robotic exploration.
In a series of online posters with the hashtag #WomenPreventCOVID19, Malaysia's women's affairs ministry issued advice on how to avoid domestic conflicts during the partial lockdown. One of the campaign posters asked women to refrain from being "sarcastic" if they need help with household chores. The ministry also urged women to dress up and wear their makeup while working from home.