AJ Impact

Support Kenya's working mothers, says MP booted from parliament

Kenyan MP kicked out of parliament for bringing her baby to work says it highlights need for workplaces with nurseries.

Support Kenya's working mothers, says MP booted from parliament

AJ Impact

Offensive strategy? US Soccer says female team paid more than men

Salary and bonus information was released ahead of federal mediation over 'institutionalized gender discrimination'.

Offensive strategy? US Soccer says female team paid more than men

Gender

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

Shocking data from Uttarakhand state prompts suspicions of sex-selective abortions and investigation into the matter.

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

101 East

India's Women Warriors

In India, women fight to enter a sacred temple as part of a larger battle against discrimination within Hinduism.

AJ Impact

Gloria Steinem on patriarchy, abortion and economic independence

'Opposing women’s right to control our own bodies is always the first step in every authoritarian regime,' says Steinem.

Gloria Steinem on patriarchy, abortion and economic independence

AJ Impact

Are UK firms putting women on boards for 'symbolic' value?

More women than ever sit on the boards of Britain's top companies, but representation needs more than a token gesture.

Are UK firms putting women on boards for 'symbolic' value?

LGBT

London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise

Activists say widening acceptance of LGBT people stands in sharp contrast to rise in hate crimes against the community.

London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise

Inside Story

Is women's football finally being taken seriously?

The 2019 Women's Football World Cup has kicked off in France.

AJ IMPACT

Japan minister: High heels at work 'necessary'

Labour minister defends workplaces requiring women wear high heels at work despite popular campaign against practice.

#KuToo drive a hit but Japan minister says high heels 'necessary'

AJ Impact

Workplace automation poses unique risks for women

McKinsey report: Workplace automation could force up to 160 million women to shift occupations by 2030.

Workplace automation poses unique risks for women

AJ Impact

It's (still) a man's world as equality pledges fail 1.4bn women

New research shows the world is way off track to meet a 2030 deadline for achieving gender equality.

It's (still) a man's world as equality pledges fail 1.4bn women

AJ Impact

JPMorgan settles biggest-ever anti-dad bias case

Payout resolves a 2017 complaint brought by ACLU alleging bank discriminated against a father seeking parental leave.

JPMorgan settles biggest-ever anti-dad bias case

AJ Impact

Gender penalty: Student debt and daycare stifle American mothers

Burden of affording higher education overlaps with cost of raising young children, creating double difficulty for many.

Gender penalty: Student debt and daycare stifle American mothers

Gender Equity

Pakistani legislator kicked out of assembly for bringing her son

Mahjabeen Sheran, a legislator in Balochistan assembly, was asked to leave the chamber for bringing her unwell child.

Pakistani legislator kicked out of assembly for bringing her son

AJ IMPACT

As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?

Economists say women are dropping out of the workforce because of slow job creation and a male dominated culture.

As India grows, why are fewer women finding employment?