Second-wave feminist Shulamith Firestone was mocked when she published a 1970 manifesto advocating artifical wombs, but her arguments about the exploitation of reproductive labour remain timely.
Saudi women may now travel without a man's permission, easing one of the most repressive aspects of the country's 'guardianship' system. Women in Saudi Arabia gained the right to drive last year.
Feminists in Africa must step up to the challenge and redress the manner in which African women are portrayed in the digital age.
Women were able to pursue an impressive feminist agenda as South Africa made its transition to democracy. But 25 years later there's not a lot left of the early victories.
Key to the success of the much-lauded Fleabag is its creator's repurposing of two cliched narrative devices: flashback and breaking the fourth wall.
The book promises to help reclaim language used against women, exploring the origins of gendered slurs. But its use of contemporary slang and lack of an index undermines its credibility.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
Frozen smashed Disney stereotypes on its release in 2013. But six years later, its sequel will arrive in a very different cultural moment.
Margaret Atwood's handmaid has become a symbol of the subjugation of women. Anchorites were the medieval equivalent: women who were literally bricked up to keep them chaste.
Abortion has been a huge political issue in the US for the last 50 years. But the abortion debate is not new. It began at least a century before landmark abortions rights decision Roe v. Wade.
Our children can't continue to grow up in a world where only women raise them, either at home or in early care and learning.
Whether someone is menstruating is none of your business. Even inquiring about it reinforces attitudes and assumptions that hold women back.
The Hinch Army of domestic goddesses seems more Women's Institute than the future of media.
From the French Revolution to #MeToo, social movements often burst into the mainstream with what seems like little warning. Cass Sunstein explains why.
And it needs to wholeheartedly attack the foundations of western philosophy.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
For six decades, young girls have played with Barbie dolls. But she's changed a bit recently.
Last year, the word 'intersectionality' hit the mainstream at the Golden Globes as actors attempted to raise awareness for #MeToo and #TimesUp. But what exactly does intersectionality mean?
The term initially focussed on the intersection between race and gender, but more recent uses have extended to include
sexuality, gender diversity and disability.
Being the media-savvy women that they were, suffragists realized they needed to come up with a meaningful, recognizable brand.