News media say law due to take effect soon also prohibits import and marketing of garment in "all cities and towns".
by Christopher Clark
by Mukul Kesavan
by Asad Ashraf
Women's Rights17 Dec 2016 07:03 GMT
Women who searched female passengers had received death threats from those who disapproved of them having careers.
Colombia12 Dec 2016 12:08 GMT
Colombian women, victims of unsafe plastic surgeries, struggle to find justice and understanding in a sexist society.
Women's Rights01 Dec 2016 04:42 GMT
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is an unusually forthright member of the Saudi royal family and an advocate of women's rights.
Women's Rights30 Nov 2016 12:09 GMT
One in four people living in the EU say rape may be justified "under certain circumstances", according to a new report.
Poverty & Development20 Nov 2016 11:13 GMT
An upcoming battle in Kenyan courts could determine future access to safe, legal abortions for women there.
Turkey18 Nov 2016 15:27 GMT
Critics accuse proposal of "encouraging child rape" but officials say it will protect those too young to marry legally.
US Elections 201608 Nov 2016 21:35 GMT
After casting their ballots, voters head to New York cemetery in order to pay respects to Susan B. Anthony.
Human Rights02 Nov 2016 09:57 GMT
When Al Jazeera learned that videos of women and girls being raped were on sale in India, we had to decide how to investigate and tell such a sensitive story.
India31 Oct 2016 12:54 GMT
In kiosks in Uttar Pradesh, videos of what appear to be rapes from around the country are sold for less than $3.
Human Rights26 Oct 2016 11:46 GMT
Revising 2015's estimate of 118 years, the World Economic Forum says progress in gender wage equality has decelerated.
Arts & Culture24 Oct 2016 09:36 GMT
Haji Ali Dargah trust tells court it will allow women to enter inner sanctum of 15th century mausoleum near Mumbai.
Human Rights07 Oct 2016 09:38 GMT
Faced with tough choices and social pressures, some women in the region are paying the ultimate price.
Human Rights28 Sep 2016 12:17 GMT
Meet the girls who must overcome conflict, hunger, stigma and sexual abuse just to go to school.
Africa26 Sep 2016 13:21 GMT
Mobile courts have brought many to justice, but some question their effectiveness in the impoverished countryside.
France07 Sep 2016 10:28 GMT
Island's court defies ruling of highest administrative court suspending ban on full-body swimsuit by dozens of towns.
by Mukul Kesavan
by Catalina Ruiz-Navarro
by Seth J Frantzman
by Aurangzeb Qureshi
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