Much of the non-Muslim world appears dismissive of the value Islam can have in Muslim women’s lives, but Islam is a crucial tool in the work of gender justice.
Women are constantly implicitly blamed, both in the Bible and in contemporary culture, for their rape.
Stars of one of sport's biggest success stories are slowly revealing the dangerous influence of Spice Girls-style postfeminism.
At the age of four, children have a basic understanding of gender differences and expectations. But it is unlikely they would knowingly be sexist.
The clash over South Africa's Traditional Courts Bill is essentially about custom and constitutionalism. The government is often seen as pandering to traditional leaders' whims.
It has been a rough year for the women of this world, which makes a day of recognition even more important.
The Lego Batman Movie is a worldwide box office smash – but have the filmmakers delved too much into the character's more 'toxic' elements?
For young children, how we speak is often more important than what we say. Even 'positive' generalizations can lead children to adopt negative stereotypes.
After Fifty Shades of Grey there was debate about its romanticisation of an abusive relationship. The sequel confirms that this wasn’t a misconception.
Reports of the time gave the financial scandal what were considered to be female attributes.
How to challenge centuries of bigotry with a single image – and bump Trump off the front pages.
The world may feel polarised, but most people chop and change their views.
Automated systems that watch online chats and flag racist, sexist and bullying behavior could help curtail internet abuse.
There's a simple solution to the school uniform conundrum: have a range of sanctioned options and allow students to choose, no matter their gender.
From women in the kitchen to Santa’s huge ego, Christmas ads are still ridden with conservative gender messaging.
Pornography has been prescribed to treat 'sexual disfunction' for decades. Yet research shows that the vast majority of mainstream commercial porn is violent and degrading to women.
Letters from would-be girl astronauts in the 1960s tell part of the complicated story of sexism – in both NASA and the US at large – at the dawn of the space age.
We may think we're comfortable with female bosses and politicians but research into implicit biases suggests otherwise.
When it comes to 'experts' men still vastly outnumber women in the media.
Overt discrimination based on race is discouraged in American society. But the bar is lower when it comes to gender bias. The 2016 election is a good case study.