Opinion

Don't be quick to celebrate the hijab-wearing Barbie

For-profit corporations are not in the business of disrupting racial hierarchies.

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Shenila Khoja-Moolji

Women's Rights

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Mayan women share challenges they face every day in Guatemala, which has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Honduras

Honduran women press for rights ahead of election

Women's rights have 'never been talked about so much' in poverty and violence-stricken Honduras ahead of Sunday's vote.

Honduras election: Women's rights put on the agenda

Bollywood

Aamir Khan: What drove the Bollywood star to activism?

Al Jazeera's The Snake Charmer charts the unusual journey of one of India's biggest movie stars.

Aamir Khan: What drove the Bollywood star to activism?

India

The tale of Parveen whose husband bit her nose off

With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

Witness

Aamir Khan: The Snake Charmer

Can Aamir Khan create lasting change in Indian society or is he just another Bollywood star playing the role of a hero?

Opinion

The women who fear saying #MeToo

The global conversation on sexual harassment and gender violence should include undocumented women, too.

Michele LeVoy

by Michele LeVoy

Michele LeVoy

Inside Story

What can be done to stop sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood have triggered a flood of similar claims and protests around the world.

Opinion

Canada's hypocritical 'feminist' foreign policy

As it applauds itself for following a "feminist agenda", Canada continues to sell weapons to regimes that kill women.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

Women's Rights

Miss Peru contenders turn pageant into gender violence protest

The Miss Peru beauty pageant has turned into a protest. The contestants were staged against a backdrop of images of abuse and quoted statistics on violence against women.

Opinion

When police officers rape

A case of alleged rape by police officers has once again put the culture of impunity in the NYPD under spotlight.

Kim Kelly

by Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly

Opinion

The harassment tweet that outraged Pakistan

Why Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's tweet reporting harassment against her sister caused such a vicious online backlash.

Rabia Mehmood

by Rabia Mehmood

Rabia Mehmood

Reporter's Notebook

India's top court says consent is prime in marriage

Hindu groups accuse Hadiya, who converted and married to a Muslim man, a victim of 'Love Jihad', now top court agrees to hear her version.

Hadiya case: Supreme Court says consent is prime in marriage

Women's Rights

UK supreme court hears challenge to N Ireland abortion laws

A legal battle is under way in the UK's highest court over Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws.

UpFront

What makes someone a 'feminist'?

We debate whether all women's choices can be considered 'feminist'.