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

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.

LGBT

London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise

Activists say widening acceptance of LGBT people stands in sharp contrast to rise in hate crimes against the community.

London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise

Inside Story

Is women's football finally being taken seriously?

The 2019 Women's Football World Cup has kicked off in France.

AJ IMPACT

Japan minister: High heels at work 'necessary'

Labour minister defends workplaces requiring women wear high heels at work despite popular campaign against practice.

#KuToo drive a hit but Japan minister says high heels 'necessary'

AJ Impact

JPMorgan settles biggest-ever anti-dad bias case

Payout resolves a 2017 complaint brought by ACLU alleging bank discriminated against a father seeking parental leave.

JPMorgan settles biggest-ever anti-dad bias case

Opinion

Why Dutee Chand's 'coming out' is more complicated than it seems

The Indian athlete's brave challenge to gender and caste norms comes at a crucial time for India.

Deepti Misri

by Deepti Misri

Deepti Misri