India

Gender bias 'kills 239,000 girls' in India every year

The figure does not include girls who are aborted simply for their gender, the researchers say.

Gender bias kills 239,000 girls in India every year: Study

Opinion

It's time to address online violence against women in India

Online abuse is leaving Indian women feeling vulnerable and not empowered.

Mariya Salim

by Mariya Salim

Mariya Salim

Opinion

Ireland's abortion referendum: It's time to say 'yes'

Ireland's current abortion law is a long-standing human rights violation, and it needs to be changed.

Ozlem Hangul

by Ozlem Hangul

Ozlem Hangul

Women's Rights

Ireland weighs repealing abortion ban

Voters to take part in a referendum later this month to decide whether or not to liberalise abortion laws.

Repeal the Eighth: Ireland to vote on abortion

Al Jazeera World

Egypt's Women Street Sellers

The stories of five Egyptian village women supporting their entire families by selling local produce in the markets.

Opinion

Spain's MeToo moment: #IBelieveYou

After a court failed to convict five men of raping a young woman, Spanish women are calling for legal reform.

Gina Benevento

by Gina Benevento

Gina Benevento

Opinion

Across the world, militaries have a sexual violence problem

From Pakistan to the US, it is still very difficult for military women to speak of sexual assault and seek justice.

Quratulain Fatima

by Quratulain Fatima

Quratulain Fatima

Women's Rights

Record number of Lebanese women running for office

Impressive surge generates sense of hope in many Lebanese about women's participation in their country's politics.

Record number of Lebanese women running for office

Rape

'Next time, just be careful': Rape on campus

Australia's reputation as a safe and sunny place to study is under threat after widespread reports of rape and assault.

Opinion

Amazon cares about women's rights in the West, but not in India

The e-commerce giant distanced itself from a Bollywood star only because she protested the brutal rape of a child.

Sinjini Mukherjee

by Sinjini Mukherjee

Sinjini Mukherjee

FGM

Al Jazeera wins Peabody for film on FGM

Journalist Fatma Naib explored the painful practice of female genital mutilation that affects about 200 million women.

Al Jazeera wins Peabody for film on FGM

Al Jazeera Correspondent

The Cut: Exploring FGM

Why does the dangerous and painful practice of female genital mutilation persist in so many countries across the world?

Reporter's Notebook

Why should we care about FGM?

Fatma Naib undertook a journey to understand why so many communities continue to subject their daughters to female genital mutilation and what it would take for them to stop.

Opinion

Pakistan's long #MeToo moment

Over the past few months, Pakistan has witnessed a growing trend of women speaking up publicly about sexual harassment.

Rabia Mehmood

by Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

The Listening Post

Victim-blaming and objectification: Sexism in Italy's media

Why the country's media missed its 'Harvey Weinstein moment'.