AJ Impact

More women are entering company boardrooms, but not everywhere

Ahead of International Women's Day, research shows that firms are learning that more diversity equals better profits.

More women are entering company boardrooms, but not everywhere

AJ Impact

UK: Women still 'under-represented in top jobs'

The situation is worse for women of colour, research suggests.

Gender and power: UK women still 'under-represented in top jobs'

Studio B Unscripted

On the legacy and influence of James Baldwin

Author Edouard Louis and film director Ken Loach on trade unions and the relationship between class, race and gender.

BAFTA

'Laughable': Anger as BAFTA awards recognise only white actors

Lack of diversity highlighted as all 20 nominees in acting categories for UK film body's awards are white.

'Laughable': Anger as BAFTA awards recognise only white actors

AJ Impact

Women film directors set a record in 2019: New study

Of the top 100 movies released in 2019, women took just under 11 percent of the directing roles, despite hitting record.

Women film directors set a record in 2019: New study

Gender Equity

PM Khan launches healthcare scheme for transgender Pakistanis

Khan said his government was resolute in protecting the transgender population of Pakistan.

PM Khan launches healthcare scheme for transgender Pakistanis

Reporter's Notebook

How TV show ended up booking more women than men

Project that started by tracking number of female guests sees Al Jazeera live talk show exceed gender-representation goal and increase audience.

How The Stream ended up booking more female guests than male

AJ Impact

For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

Refugee women say they face particular challenges in accessing jobs, from sexism to dependent care.

For women refugees, finding work is doubly hard

AJ Impact

Women may have to wait more than 250 years for economic parity

This is despite an improvement in political, education and health opportunities for women, says WEF report.

Women may have to wait more than 250 years for economic parity

AJ Impact

Financial abuse: The ties that bind domestic violence victims

Manipulation around money issues often plays an outsized role in abusive and violent family situations.

Financial abuse: The ties that bind domestic violence victims

AJ Impact

Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

More women are in the C-suite than five years ago, but the management ladder remains a huge obstacle to true parity.

Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

India

India: Baby girl found buried alive in suspected infanticide bid

Laws have been introduced to prevent female infanticide in India, where daughters can be seen as a financial burden.

India: Baby girl found buried alive in suspected infanticide bid

101 East

The War On Afghan Women

As the Taliban and US negotiate a peace deal, Afghan women fear their rights and freedoms will be traded for stability.

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

Gender

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages

Shocking data from Uttarakhand state prompts suspicions of sex-selective abortions and investigation into the matter.

India probes as no girl is born in three months in 132 villages