Opinion

African women face two pandemics

African states have failed to protect women and children from violence amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Rosebell Kagumire

by Rosebell Kagumire
- Vivian Ouya

Rosebell Kagumire

Poland

Poland to withdraw from treaty on violence against women

Polish justice minister says European treaty 'contains elements of an ideological nature, which we find harmful'.

Poland to withdraw from treaty on violence against women

Women's Rights

Protests in Turkey over brutal murder of young woman

Women hit the streets and take to social media after ex-partner reportedly confesses to killing Pinar Gultekin, 27.

Protests in Turkey over brutal murder of young woman

Arts & Culture

Netflix show on India's arranged marriages triggers online debate

Indian Matchmaking shows picky individuals with a long list of demands that centre around caste, height and skin colour.

Netflix show on India's arranged marriages triggers online debate

United States

Epstein friend Maxwell denied bail in sex-trafficking case

Ghislaine Maxwell is accused of luring underage girls so the late financier could sexually abuse them.

 Epstein friend Maxwell denied bail in sex-trafficking case

US & Canada

Harvey Weinstein accusers call settlement offer 'a cruel hoax'

Six women who say they were sexually abused by Weinstein said settlement 'absolved' him and is 'one-sided and 'unfair'.

Harvey Weinstein accusers call settlement offer 'a cruel hoax'

People & Power

Ireland's Mother and Baby Scandal

We investigate disturbing allegations about the fate of thousands of babies born to unmarried mothers in Ireland.

United States

SCOTUS gives Trump victory in landmark reproductive rights cases

The cases addressed Trump's broadening of religious exemptions for providing birth control in the Affordable Care Act

SCOTUS gives Trump victory in landmark reproductive rights cases

United States

US Supreme Court tosses rulings blocking Indiana abortion curbs

Indiana will now get another opportunity at arguing for the legality of its two Republican-backed laws.

US Supreme Court tosses rulings blocking Indiana abortion curbs

Opinion

Remembering the Congolese women who fought for independence

The women who lived and died for African liberation should no longer be confined to the margins of history.

Annette Joseph-Gabriel

by Annette Joseph-Gabriel

Annette Joseph-Gabriel

Abortion

US Supreme Court rules to uphold abortion rights

It was the Supreme Court's first ruling on the important cultural issue since Trump took office.

US Supreme Court rules to uphold abortion rights

Mexico

Mexico president slammed for remark on women staying at home

Lopez Obrador criticised after saying women caring for the elderly were key in fighting coronavirus pandemic.

Mexico president slammed for remark on women staying at home

Opinion

Burning the cape

Tired of being failed by those they fight for, Black women are pledging to 'burn the cape'.

Sarah Nugdalla

by Sarah Nugdalla

Sarah Nugdalla

United States

Bill Cosby granted appeal in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Cosby has been in prison for nearly 2 years after being convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.

Bill Cosby granted appeal in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Al Jazeera World

Saudi Women: Reform or Repression?

Saudi female activists ask why arrests, detention and alleged torture continue, despite apparent reforms.