Sport

Why do women footballers make less than men?

A group of female athletes joins The Stream to discuss ways to even the score.

Why do women footballers make less than men?

Opinion

How the courage of a few Rwandan women changed the world

The testimonies of Rwandan women helped establish rape as a war crime and paved the way for its prosecution.

Sara Darehshori

by Sara Darehshori

Sara Darehshori

Women's Rights

US House approves domestic violence bill amid dispute over guns

The bill includes a provision making it easier to take away guns from violence offenders if they are not a spouse.

US House approves domestic violence bill amid dispute over guns

Human Rights

Saudi women activists back in court, but no more releases

The trials of 11 Saudi women's rights activists, most of them imprisoned, are expected to continue for two more weeks.

Saudi women activists back in court, but no more releases

United States

Former VP Joe Biden accused of inappropriate touching

Connecticut woman says Biden rubbed noses with her in 2009 after another alleged him of kissing the back of her head.

Second woman accuses Joe Biden of inappropriate touching

Latin America

Male aggressors in El Salvador get prison, and masculinity class

Country's courts focusing on gender-based crimes take a two-pronged approach to sentencing: punish and rehabilitate.

Male aggressors in El Salvador get prison, and masculinity class

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia temporarily frees three women's rights activists

After months in detention, some of the the activists jailed for their human rights campaigns granted temporary release.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi women's rights activists appear in court

Rights campaigner Loujain al-Hathloul, professor Hatoon al-Fassi and blogger Eman al-Nafjan are among those held.

Saudi women's rights activists appear in court

Abortion

US expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide

Rights groups slam Trump administration's decision to expand ban on foreign aid to groups providing, promoting abortion.

US expansion of global gag rule will 'punish women' worldwide

Human Rights

Mexican writers, journalists, actors denounce abuse against women

#MetooEscritoresMexicanos and #MeTooPeriodistasMexicanos trend in country where violence against women is prevalent.

Mexican writers, journalists, actors denounce abuse against women

Pakistan

No escape: Pakistani whistle-blower killed for 'honour'

Afzal Kohistani, who campaigned against honour killings carried out seven years ago, was shot earlier this month.

How a Pakistani whistle-blower was killed for 'honour'

United States

Las Vegas: Homeless youth most vulnerable to sex trafficking

Survivors of the illegal sex trade say the city's culture and high rates of homelessness give traffickers the advantage.

Las Vegas: Homeless youth most vulnerable to sex trafficking

United States

US group to sue over strict Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law

The Mississippi law bans most abortions once a foetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy.

US group to sue over strict Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion law

Middle East

Women in Iraq push to criminalise domestic violence

For almost a decade, women have been encouraging their parliament to pass a law that would criminalise domestic violence and they hope this year will be different.

Opinion

Kenya's Gender Bill: Battling inequality, saving the constitution

Kenya's parliament's refusal to enact the Gender Bill will have ramifications beyond the struggle for gender equality.

Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru

by Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru

Marilyn Muthoni Kamuru