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?

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'

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

United States

US women's football team players demand equal pay

Top women’s football players sue the US Soccer Federation, claiming the organisation pays them less than male players.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: 'Patriarchy is bad for everybody'

The head of UN Women talks about feminism, why gender data matters, and the state of women's rights today.

AJ IMPACT

'Doing it all': Indonesian women's double burden

Debate over the gender pay gap seems almost peripheral in a country where tradition forces women to keep house and work.

'Doing it all': Indonesian women's double burden

Special series

Seven must-watch documentaries on inspiring Middle Eastern women

From the roots of Arab feminism, to women sailors in the GCC, and passionate Iraqi travellers - seven must-watch docs.

Seven must-watch documentaries on inspiring Middle Eastern women

Al Jazeera World

Morocco's Village Superwomen

Emotional stories of women overcoming hardship without any outside support, as their husbands seek work elsewhere.

Middle East

Another Saudi woman takes to Twitter to 'escape abusive family'

Identified as Nojoud al-Mandeel, she posts audio clip alleging her father beat and burned her 'over something trivial'.

Another Saudi woman takes to Twitter to 'escape abusive family'

Special series

The Politics of Population Control

How Western family planners helped curb the birth of girls in developing countries, the effects of which are felt today.

Asia Pacific

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy was banned in 2016, but trade has continued as government discusses formal legislation.

Poverty and demand from China fuel illegal Cambodia surrogacy

Myanmar

The Muslim woman breaking barriers in sex education in Myanmar

Dr Thet Htwe tackles taboos and builds bridges as she gives sex education to people of all ages.

The Muslim woman breaking barriers in sex education in Myanmar

UpFront

Why the US is behind when it comes to women in politics

We explain why even a record number of women running in this year's US elections isn't enough.

Why the US is behind when it comes to women in politics

The Listening Post

Trolls and threats: Online harassment of female journalists

The advent of social media has meant that the dissemination of hate has become as easy as a simple click.

The Listening Post

Brazil's elections: Is social media overtaking the mainstream?

Is social media driving the campaign of far-right frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro? Plus, online abuse of female journalists.