Stories about Women & Gender from April, 2017
"The amount of selfies I have seen of people just to show their dUCK scarves is part of what Islam does not encourage: vanity."
"Up until now, in order to get a protection order, women had to prove in court that the domestic violence had occurred."
Hours after the story broke, the restaurant owner clarified that the fight began because the woman wanted to split the bill, but the man did not.
"I want to transfer the chance I got to my little sisters in Nepal. I want to help them learn what I learned and reach where I am today."
Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.
Nyanzi's story has become a rallying opportunity for Ugandans who oppose the Musveni government.
"If I go back to Saudi Arabia, I will be dead. Please help me, I am recording this video to help me and know that I am real and here."
"If the students follow these rules, it is because they don’t have the balls to assert their human rights, and they deserve the university where they study".
The stories and contributions of ten female Latin American scientists in this work show the importance of women in the field of investigation and the world of work
Mahila Swarojgar Samiti is helping teenage girls in Varanasi shape their identity and find more confidence in their sexuality through football.
Tatyana Zelenskaya's powerful drawings tell the story of five kidnapped women, each with a very different destiny.
In an effort to “democratize finance” in the region, one Caribbean businesswoman introduces crowdfunding and urges community building for women to truly progress.
"There are certain voices that have the ability to mesmerise and Kishori Amonkar’s is one."
A queer woman reveals her life story and shares her stubborn struggle for lesbian emancipation in a homophobic patriarchal society.