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

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.