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.

UN

UN 'should not investigate itself over sexual abuse'

Lobby group says UN has failed to investigate alleged crimes committed by peacekeepers and is unable to be impartial.

UN urged to step away from peacekeeping rape probe

Arts & Culture

Indians decry Hindu leader's temple rape comment

Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati says allowing women into temple in Maharashtra will lead to more rapes.

Indians decry Hindu leader's temple rape comment

Human Rights

'He stomped on my head': Stories of domestic abuse

In Australia, one in four women experiences domestic violence from an intimate partner. Here are some of their stories.

'He stomped on my head': Stories of domestic abuse

Gender

The problem of too many baby boys in China

China ranks in the world's top five worst performing countries for equal gender ratios - with 33 million more men.

The problem of too many baby boys in China

Human Rights

Domestic violence advert stirs up storm in South Africa

Salvation Army decision to use image of battered woman in tight-fitting gold-and-white dress prompts mixed reaction.

Domestic violence advert stirs up storm in South Africa