Stories about Women & Gender
Since the murder of Andrea Bharatt, parliament has passed the Evidence Bill and approved the use of pepper spray for self-defence, but are these measures really addressing the core issue?
The demonstration was given impetus by the brutal murder of a 32-year-old woman.
Public dissatisfaction with the authorities' inaction exploded on the anniversary of the unveiling of a scandal involving a Telegram group for sexual predators called Javna Soba (Public Room).
Support for Mori by men in prominent leadership positions suggests that anti-women attitudes are in fact quite normal in the country.
Unless decrees regulating prenatal care and childbirth are passed, pregnant women might be unable to deliver their babies with their obstetrician of choice.
The French Senate voted against permitting fertility treatments for queer women and single women.
'I want an island where we wake up and board taxis with the certainty that we will not be abducted. I would like to live here and not be afraid.'
Women footballers rise above the challenges of discrimination, sexual harassment, and unequal pay.
Judge courts controversy by stating ‘no skin contact means no sexual assault’ in case of a child groping victim.
‘Women’s role in science is vital': An interview with Ecuadorian scientist Patricia Castillo Briceño
"We cannot afford to lose half of the scientific talent due to lack of gender equity."
Known as Moçambola, Mozambique's main professional football league restarted on 16 January after 10 months' suspension due to the pandemic.
The scandal has captured the Balkans' social media conversation in recent weeks.
A recent court rule in Bangladesh denying women to be marriage registrars has sparked heated debates as women and human rights activists question the basis of the judgement.
It's impossible to explain with words what it was like to live with the anxiety of waiting ... the fear that the bill could be rejected.
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
The year 2020 was marked by the role of feminist and social movements in helping bring about immense political changes in Latin America and the Caribbean despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
"I’ve woken up to see Argentina more free and feminist. No one will ever be forced to give birth again. Argentina is safer for all women."
The COVID-19 pandemic swamped our coverage in the past 12 months as we highlighted the challenges people faced and the fight against the coronavirus across the region.
Hathloul, a symbol of Saudi political prisoners, was sentenced after a three-year pre-trial detention and a rushed trial that overlooked her claim of being tortured, drawing global outcry against Riyadh.