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.

Human Rights

Tens of thousands rally for wage equality in Switzerland

Some 20,000 people marched in Bern on Saturday demanding wage equality between the genders.

Tens of thousands rally for wage equality in Switzerland

Witness

Zahida: On the Road with Pakistan's First Female Taxi Driver

After decades of driving her taxi, local legend Zahida is still struggling to make a living on the roads of Rawalpindi.

Sexual assault

Five NGO workers gang-raped at gunpoint in east India

The women were performing a play against human trafficking in Jharkhand state when they were abducted and gang-raped.

Five NGO workers gang-raped in India's Jharkhand state

Pakistan

Pakistan passes landmark transgender rights law

Activists laud move by Pakistan's parliament as new law accords transgender citizens right to self-identify.

Pakistan passes landmark transgender rights law

Al Jazeera World

Egypt's Women Street Sellers

The stories of five Egyptian village women supporting their entire families by selling local produce in the markets.

Human Rights

Anti-sexual harassment message resounds in Africa

As women around the world stand up to harassing and abusing men, the struggle is alive and well in Africa.

Anti-sexual harassment message resounds in Africa

The Listening Post

Victim-blaming and objectification: Sexism in Italy's media

Why the country's media missed its 'Harvey Weinstein moment'.

The Listening Post

Red lines and military strikes: Media coverage of the Syrian war

We map the politics and aesthetics of the Syria news coverage. Plus, what's behind enduring sexism in the Italian media?

Counting the Cost

What will it take to close Britain's gender pay gap?

Pay data from over 10,000 organisations show that on average men are paid more than women at most UK firms.

Gender

Report: Sexual misconduct at UK universities is rife

Survey by UK's student union has found four in 10 students experienced staff sexual misconduct at least once.

Sexual misconduct at UK universities an 'open secret': report

Gender

UK companies face deadline to register gender pay gap

Advocates have expressed hope the data will help companies address inequality, but critics call it 'worse than useless'.

UK companies approach deadline to register gender pay gap

Asia

Pakistan's transgenders benefit from legal protections

Despite help from Supreme Court decisions, members of sexual minority say, on the ground, progress often feels distant.

Pakistan's transgender community takes another step forward

Talk to Al Jazeera

Rokhaya Diallo: Race, religion and feminism in France

The French activist talks to Al Jazeera about religion, gender and state-sponsored racism in today's France.