Despite a wave of hope sparked by the Arab Spring, women have found themselves marginalised once again by regimes with little interest in rights and equality
The US is the largest donor to the United Nations Population Fund, which mandates access to high-quality sexual and reproductive health services and voluntary family planning.
The case of a 12-year-old Costa Rican girl, who was raped by her father and denied an abortion, is dividing a nation that prides itself on its human rights record.
Stars of one of sport's biggest success stories are slowly revealing the dangerous influence of Spice Girls-style postfeminism.
The Pope hasn't actually opened the door for married priests. But in rethinking celibacy, he has shown his mastery of the art of containing people without actually making big changes to the Church.
Some deride a Carnival trend in which women revel in the streets wearing swimsuits and feather boas. But to feminists, 'bikini mas' is a highly political act.
Planet 50:50 is a worthy aspiration this International Women's Day – but there is still a mountain to climb and employers need to help.
Unless we’re addressing inequalities everywhere, we will achieve equality nowhere.
Women have borne the brunt of government austerity policies since 2010.
Men, if you want a great relationship this Valentine's Day, turn on the vacuum.
The recent women's marches were a reminder that equality in parenting has a long way to go.
Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it's fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.
Labor’s project of economic transformation hit some harder realities as Paul Keating assumed the top job. And a new push on remaking Australia stirred a brooding reaction of its own.
Women are still grossly underrepresented as chairpeople, directors or chief executives of international sporting bodies, to the great detriment of those sports.
Women remain systemically underrepresented at the top levels of Australia's most powerful institutions – including the media, universities, government, judiciary and corporate sector.
Women’s exclusion from legal and political power for much of last century makes Susan Kiefel’s appointment all the more significant.
A proposed budget freeze would hurt everyone, but history shows women take the hardest hit.
Study suggests vaccination and hygiene may help countries that are struggling with gender equality.
The prospect of a Trump presidency does not bode well for women in general and feminism in particular.
India's economy keeps growing, but women's rights are going backwards: why?