Key player in Paris: Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Including more women in international climate negotiations will lead to better results. Here are 15 climate champions already making a difference.
It may oversimplify the issue but at least a new video animation on consent isn't victim blaming.
Women who live in countries with more generous childcare policies are more likely to start growth-oriented businesses.
Women in countries with better access to policies like paid leave and subsidized child care are more likely to start a business oriented toward growth and job creation.
Every Bond film since the 1970s has promised to revolutionise the Bond girl and bring something new to the table. They haven't yet.
Evacuees gather at a rescue centre after this month’s floods in the Philippines. But for many women the danger doesn’t end here.
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Climate change isn't gender-neutral. The effects are likely to hit the world's poorest women hardest of all, because they are more likely to lack the resources to escape natural disasters or disease.
Women are more likely than men to be victims of economic abuse.
Momentum for reform to end domestic violence should not stop at the most dramatic expressions of abuse. Economic abuse can also contribute to a lifetime of struggle for women.
Fanfiction: all it takes is to imagine a story beyond the canonical work.
Fanfiction is nebulous, confusing and often mocked. It's also explosively popular. So what is it?
Men, knowing what’s best for you since 1861.
Women can still be sent to prison for life for getting a termination. It's high time this archaic law was overturned.
Why isn’t there a Late Show with Ellen Degeneres?
Studio heads are hesitant to give a woman the reins of a late night show. Are they pandering to their target audiences?
Women in Kenya face issues of beatings, polygamy and being forgotten after bearing children.
African women have had to explain themselves to a world that does not seem to understand them.
Dr. Amanda Foreman in Moscow.
If we are to write woman into the history of humanity, we need to listen to those who aren't 'exceptional'; those whose voices are harder to access.
Are women really each other’s worst enemies? Probably not.
Depictions of women bullying women are a mainstay of reality television shows, just as reports of Twitter fights between female celebrities are regular tabloid fare. It's a phenomenon with a long history.
Anne Summers’ 1975 book was, and remains, remarkable for a number of reasons.
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Anne Summers' ambitious 1975 book reframed Australian history by placing women at its centre. It was a book of its time. But its groundbreaking approach ensures it is also a book for today.
United we stand. But are gender divides behind the fall of unions?
Evidence shows that the rise of women in British workplaces has coincided with the decline or organised labour. If only the unions would face up to it.
Moroccan woman Samira Yerou is arrested at Barcelona airport in March on suspicion of attempting to join IS militants in Syria.
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Western media tropes of black widows, deviant sexuality and unthinking compliance fail to explain why violence crosses the gender divide.
Nadine Labaki’s Where Do We Go now?
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The Arab Women Film Festival seeks to deconstruct misunderstandings about women in the Arab world and its diasporas, and provide a more nuanced view of the challenges faced by Arab women today.
Women in Tokyo can go it alone.
Don't dismiss the idea of women-only carriages. It might help.
A sign advertises a Hooters restaurant in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The money might be a little better, but the lewd comments and unwanted advances may have a negative impact on the mental health of waitresses.
All spaces should be safe.
We must place the responsibility for preventing assault firmly on men's shoulders.
Children from a village in Papua New Guinea’s Western Highlands Province stand in one of countless sweet potato gardens destroyed by frost across the country, August 2015.
Papua New Guinea is now facing a drought and frosts that look set to be worse than 1997, when hundreds of people died. So how can memories of 1997 save lives over the next few months?