International Women's Day

Powerful quotes for International Women's Day

Activists use hashtag #IWD2018 to raise awareness about women's rights.

Powerful quotes for International Women's Day

Opinion

A case of ethical neglect: How journalists failed Yazidi women

Yazidi women's painful testimonies on the practices of journalists who covered their stories should be a wake-up call.

Zahera Harb

by Zahera Harb

Zahera Harb

International Women's Day

Girls unwanted: 'This is not a country for women'

Practice of female selective abortion has long been an open secret in Montenegro but is now being called out publicly.

Girls unwanted: 'This is not a country for women'

Women's Rights

Will Morocco's new law protect women from violence?

Legislation criminalises violence against women, but some claim law falls short, leaving domestic abuse victims at risk.

Will Morocco's new law protect women from violence?

International Women's Day

What challenges do female journalists face?

Women on the front lines of journalism discuss their work and what motivates them as storytellers.

What challenges do female journalists face?

Counting the Cost

The great pay gap: Women's workplace woes

A century after gaining the right to vote in the UK, women are still fighting for gender equality in the workplace.

Special series

Eight must-see documentaries about remarkable women

From India's lady cops to Hip Hop Hijabis - Al Jazeera's documentary picks for International Women's Day, and every day.

Eight must-see documentaries about remarkable women

People & Power

Afghanistan: Bullets And Burqas

People & Power follows a group of Afghan women who have signed up to fight the Taliban.

Health

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

In the last 25 years more than 10 million women have died worldwide due to pregnancy related issues.

Why are so many women still dying in childbirth?

Special series

India's Ladycops

Exclusive access to a police station in India run by women for women reveals a unique perspective on a changing society.

Women's Rights

Women's Day marked with strike and protests across US

Women urged to stay away from work, or wear red if they cannot, to highlight their role in US economy and society.

'Day Without a Woman' marked with strike and rallies

Women's Rights

International Women's Day: A global call for equality

A quick look at how International Women’s Day is being marked around the world.

Women strike for equality on International Women's Day

Japan

Sexual assault in Japan: 'Every girl was a victim'

Sexual assault of schoolgirls is commonplace on Japan's public transportation, but now more girls are speaking out.

Sexual assault in Japan: 'Every girl was a victim'

Opinion

Sexy veils, running shoes and missing feminisms

This Women's Day, Muslim women must rally against marketing strategies that present buying things as empowerment.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

Opinion

Gender equality: A game changer for nature

As increasing numbers of women are empowered through conservation projects that mainstream gender equality.

Aban Marker Kabraji

by Aban Marker Kabraji

Aban Marker Kabraji