Widows and single women are losing their homes, after being told they can no longer work by the Taliban, and are living on the poverty line.
The Qatar World Cup has attracted criticism of the country’s human rights. With Australia set to host the women’s world cup next year, there’s some work we need to do in this area, too.
A high-profile conviction for a crime that is not taken seriously enough is a victory for the victim and campaigners.
Younger Iranians have tapped into social media to connect with one another, vocalize their demands and highlight the government’s brutality.
Qatari law underpins a patriarchal and misogynistic system. The discrimination women, including female football fans, face contravenes international human rights.
It’s not clear what will happen to the safety features that come with Twitter verification.
Kate Cocks, South Australia’s first policewoman, was no saint – but she helped solve major crimes including the poisoning of children, abortion rackets and drug smuggling.
Women in the textile factories of 19th-century Glasgow faced terrible working conditions. In fighting for their rights, they prepared the ground for feminists today.
Iranian women have a long history of campaigning for their rights. The latest protests bring together a host of religious and gender groups suppressed by the country’s clerical regime.
Controversy of veils goes back more than a century, a scholar of Iran explains.
Imposing restrictions on women has been a way for many countries to demonstrate to the world what policies they want to pursue.
Through songs such as ‘The Pill,’ Lynn addressed issues confronting all women. The country star died on Oct. 4 at age 90.
The U.S. Antarctic Program struggles to keep women safe – and through the continent’s history, discrimination and prejudice are rampant.
Women have long demanded change in Iran. In the aftermath of the death of a woman for a hijab violation, women protesters may be leading their country to a freer and more just society.
Women’s studies programs should continue to be supported to ensure the fight for women’s rights are not reversed or forgotten.
These pioneering women were opposed in their day and have long been ignored by history. UK Family law, however, still attests to the influence they wrought.
The women’s rights movement in the 1800s did not openly support legalizing abortion or birth control. But the reasons why are complex.
The centrality of religion as a governing principle is cause for concern given the reversals of women’s rights seen globally.
Research into 70 new Taliban policies to control women and girls shows the extremist, misogynistic group might be using different tactics, but it still poses grave dangers to Afghan society.
Former president Bourguiba’s standing as father of Tunisian feminism has come under scrutiny.