Pakistan

'Love and power': The revival of people's politics in Pakistan

Police may have cracked down on student activists but many remain hopeful that their voices are finally being heard.

'Love and power': The revival of people's politics in Pakistan

AJ Impact

Easy rider: Motorcycles help Pakistani women bypass harassment

Programme promotes women's mobility and economic empowerment with a private alternative to public transport.

Easy rider: Motorcycles help Pakistani women bypass harassment

Women

'Gender alert': Global protests denounce violence against women

Tens of thousands rally across the world to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

'Gender alert': Global protests denounce violence against women

France

Why has it been such a deadly year for French women?

Anti-domestic violence activists say 138 women have been killed by a current or former partner in France so far in 2019.

Why has it been such a deadly year for French women?

Opinion

Let's talk about consent

European countries have outdated laws on rape. This needs to change.

Kirstine Marie Thomsen

by Kirstine Marie Thomsen

Kirstine Marie Thomsen

Studio B Unscripted

'Core of nationalism is ugly': Elif Shafak & W Soyinka

Two writers discuss the rewriting of history, culture wars, multiple identities and the storyteller's duty to speak up.

Studio B Unscripted

Studio B, Unscripted: With Fatima Bhutto and Marc Lamont Hill

From global pop culture to comparing notes on the ways injustice and oppression work across the world.

AJ Impact

Executors of Epstein's estate propose victim compensation fund

But an alleged victim's lawyer is sceptical of the fund, saying the plan did not have the consent of Epstein's accusers.

Executors of Epstein's estate propose victim compensation fund

Kenya

Nairobi summit explores progress on issues affecting women

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta opened summit by pledging to end female genital mutilation by 2022.

Nairobi summit explores progress on issues affecting women

Football

Spanish TV shuns Super Cup in Saudi over rights concerns

Spanish broadcaster RTVE says it will not cover football tournament in Jeddah since kingdom 'violates human rights'.

Spanish TV shuns Super Cup in Saudi over rights concerns

AJ IMPACT

Has austerity contributed to UK's ethnic gender pay gap?

On Equal Pay Day, new research indicates gender pay gap significantly worse for women of colour.

Has austerity contributed to UK's ethnic gender pay gap?

Japan

South Korean court begins trial over Japan's wartime sex slavery

Former sex slaves and relatives filed suit in 2016 seeking monetary compensation.

South Korean court begins trial over Japan's wartime sex slavery

Fault Lines

The Abortion Bans

Fault Lines examines early abortion bans passed in the US, how women are resisting, and whether the laws will stand.

AJ Impact

East Germany's gender legacy: Do its women workers have an edge?

Women from the former East Germany are in many ways doing even better than men since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

East Germany's gender legacy: Do its women workers have an edge?

Women's Rights

Bangladeshi women recount stories of abuse in Saudi Arabia

Female workers returning from Saudi Arabia say they suffered backbreaking working hours and sexual abuse.

Bangladeshi women recount stories of abuse in Saudi Arabia