Opinion

Canada's hypocritical 'feminist' foreign policy

As it applauds itself for following a "feminist agenda", Canada continues to sell weapons to regimes that kill women.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

Women's Rights

Miss Peru contenders turn pageant into gender violence protest

The Miss Peru beauty pageant has turned into a protest. The contestants were staged against a backdrop of images of abuse and quoted statistics on violence against women.

Opinion

When police officers rape

A case of alleged rape by police officers has once again put the culture of impunity in the NYPD under spotlight.

Kim Kelly

by Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly

Opinion

The harassment tweet that outraged Pakistan

Why Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's tweet reporting harassment against her sister caused such a vicious online backlash.

Rabia Mehmood

by Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

Reporter's Notebook

India's top court says consent is prime in marriage

Hindu groups accuse Hadiya, who converted and married to a Muslim man, a victim of 'Love Jihad', now top court agrees to hear her version.

Hadiya case: Supreme Court says consent is prime in marriage

Women's Rights

UK supreme court hears challenge to N Ireland abortion laws

A legal battle is under way in the UK's highest court over Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws.

UpFront

What makes someone a 'feminist'?

We debate whether all women's choices can be considered 'feminist'.

Opinion

Let's face it: We have an epidemic of sexual harassment

Harvey Weinstein's case is just the tip of the iceberg.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Women's Rights

Woman behind #MeToo: It's bigger than a moment in time

Movement's founder says she hopes the viral campaign can bolster support for sexual abuse survivors.

Tarana Burke: #MeToo didn't start with Harvey Weinstein

Women's Rights

#MeToo: Women share stories of sexual harassment and abuse

Hundreds of thousands of women have been using the social media hashtag #MeToo to post about their experiences of sexual abuse.

Opinion

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Feminist icon or femocrat?

Was Liberia's outgoing President Sirleaf really an "international feminist icon" or did she fail African women?

Adama Juldeh Munu

by Adama Juldeh Munu

Adama Juldeh Munu

Asia

India criminalises marital sex with wife under 18

Activists welcome Supreme Court order as a 'positive step' towards deterring child marriage in the country.

Indian court rules sex with minor wife is rape

Al Jazeera Correspondent

FGM in Latin America: Colombia's Embera tribe

Surrounded by secrecy and taboo, female genital mutilation is practised by some indigenous communities in Latin America.

Asia

Microfinancing Pakistan's female entrepreneurs

As low-income business owners turn to small loans, experts cast doubt over the impact of the microfinance industry.

Microfinancing Pakistan's female entrepreneurs

UN

Peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

As the controversial 13 year peacekeeping mission in Haiti wraps up, Al Jazeera examines what the mission leaves behind.

UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?