India

India: BJP sacks politician accused of rape after fatal car crash

Kuldeep Singh Sengar is being investigated for allegedly threatening the family of the woman accusing him of rape.

India: BJP sacks politician accused of rape after fatal car crash

Inside Story

Can a new divorce law protect India's Muslim women?

The use of the 'triple-talaq' by a man to instantly divorce his wife is now outlawed in India.

India

Indian court to probe alleged threats by BJP leader in rape case

Supreme Court to look into alleged threats from state legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar who is accused of rape.

Indian court to probe alleged threats by BJP leader in rape case

Opinion

Trump's worldwide war on abortion

The Trump administration's anti-abortion measures threaten the lives of women across the world, especially the poor.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Women's Rights

India: Teen who accused BJP leader of rape critical after crash

Murder charges filed against legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who the woman's family alleges organised the collision.

India: Teen who accused BJP leader of rape critical after crash

Russia

Russians rally for sisters on trial for killing abusive father

The case against the Khachaturyan sisters has reopened a debate in Russia about domestic violence and self-defence.

Russians rally for sisters on trial for killing abusive father

Sport

Pushing for women's race, group tackles Tour de France

Each July, they ride all 21 stages of the tour, it’s a challenging route of nearly 3,500km.

Sexual assault

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for reporting boss' lewd call

Parliament approves amnesty for Baiq Nuril Maknun who was jailed after she filed sexual harassment against school head.

Indonesia pardons woman jailed for reporting boss' lewd call

Latin America

The 'vicious cycle' driving teen pregnancy in El Salvador

Strict abortion laws, lack of comprehensive sex education and violence contribute to the high level of teen pregnancy.

The 'vicious cycle' driving teen pregnancy in El Salvador

Africa

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

In this episode, we also look at Sierra Leone's radical efforts to tackle rape and pay tribute to a Somali journalist whose life has been tragically cut short.

Is Bobi Wine Uganda's next president?

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.

Al Jazeera World

Rajasthan's Snake Dancers

In India, the Kalbelia tribe has traded snake charming for song and dance in a bid to survive a rapidly changing world.

US & Canada

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

Dr Leana Wen cites 'philosophical differences over the direction and future' of the US's leading abortion provider.

Planned Parenthood president forced out after only eight months

Donald Trump

US House to vote on resolution condemning Trump's racist tweets

Announcement of the vote comes as Trump doubles down on his remarks, insisting his tweets were not racist.

US House to vote on resolution condemning Trump's racist tweets

Women's Rights

El Salvador rape victim jailed for stillbirth goes on trial again

Evelyn Hernandez was sentenced to 30 years for suspected abortion; her conviction was annulled and a new trial ordered.

El Salvador rape victim jailed for stillbirth goes on trial again