South Africa's past tells us that, under certain conditions, women mobilise in ways that produce significant political results. But the country's present shows how easily these gains can evaporate.
Brussels is forever preaching women's rights to member states, but it always seems to be men giving the orders.
Women have come a long way in science, but plenty of work remains. After all, gender bias in science doesn't happen in a vacuum.
Asking female porn directors to share their work for free on International Women's Day is a backward step that masks industry inequalities.
Australia's largest companies are happy to tick gender reporting boxes, but when it comes to pay equity they are largely silent.
The theme of this year's International Women's Day is parity. World leaders take note.
The world is dragging its feet – and it's costing lives.
For most women, participating in the labour force is dependent on whether they have adequate child care they can rely on.