Al Jazeera World

Oman's Sailing Stars

How four young Omani women sailors challenge stereotypes and push the limits to represent their country internationally.

Counting the Cost

Sexism in Silicon Valley

As Google finds itself in the centre of a gender gap media storm, we examine the prevalence of sexism in the workplace.

Science & Technology

Google fires employee who authored anti-diversity memo

Google fires engineer of an internal memo defending the gender-gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology.

Google fires employee who authored anti-diversity memo

Gender

A hotline to stop men from murdering their wives

A hotline in the US is trying to tackle the high rate of domestic violence against nurses in the Nigerian diaspora.

The hotline trying to stop men murdering their wives

Al Jazeera Selects

Suzete's Battle: Women's Rights in Mozambique

Activist Suzete educates girls and young women about their rights and teaches them strategies to defend themselves.

Al Jazeera Selects

Girls: Pushing Boundaries in India, Mozambique, Morocco

How a Moroccan surfer, rape survivors in India and a student activist in Mozambique are fighting for women's rights.

Al Jazeera Selects

Making Waves: Morocco's Surfer Girl

Teenager Oumaima Erhali is breaking stereotypes on what it means to be a Muslim female surfer.

Making Waves: Morocco's Surfer Girl

Asia

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Footage showed men groping and pushing two women in Uttar Pradesh as onlookers laughed and filmed the assault.

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Gender

London Assembly urges mayor to lead campaign on FGM

New report finds half of female genital mutilation cases are in London, with 65,000 girls at risk across the country.

London Assembly urges mayor to lead campaign on FGM

Asia

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

Climate change is driving an acute water crisis in coastal Bangladesh in which women are bearing most of the strain.

Bangladesh's water crisis: A story of gender

Gender

Murdered for being women: Spain tackles femicide rates

Women are protesting as rates of violence against them rise, forcing the government to act.

Murdered for being women: Spain tackles femicide rates

Europe

How does the EU hijab ruling affect Muslim women?

Muslim women from four different European countries share their views on the European Court of Justice's ruling.

How does the EU hijab ruling affect Muslim women?

Human Rights

WEF: Gender wage gap will not close for 170 years

Revising 2015's estimate of 118 years, the World Economic Forum says progress in gender wage equality has decelerated.

WEF: Gender wage gap will not close for 170 years

We the People

Gender: City of Mamas

An inside look at the city of Portland, Oregon, where mothers are fighting to balance work and family.

Counting the Cost

China in debt

A look at China's ghost towns and the bad debt they represent. Plus, why the work gender gap is still prevalent.