The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.
Kurdish women have fought on the front lines of military battles since the 19th century. A scholar explains the origins of Kurdistan's relative gender equality in a mostly conservative Muslim region.
The ruling suggests there is an enduring disregard for one of the most vulnerable groups in today’s society: older women.
Detailed analysis of 1,300 movies finds that women actors earn an average of US$1.1m or 25% less than their male colleagues.
From 2000 to 2013, less than a third of gendered pronouns within articles (for example, 'he' and 'she') referred to women.
If we really want to close the gender pay gap, we need to talk about traps we fall into at home.
In death, President Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi has left behind an unfinished revolution which now needs a new leader.
Only 13.83% of AI authors in arXiv are women and, in relative terms, the proportion of AI papers co-authored by at least one woman has not improved since the 1990s.
The Supreme Court created a guidelines that aimed for justices to treat women fairly. But it denied its own equality push when it came to the case of Baiq Nuril Maknun.
Dirt blindness is used by some to excuse men for spending a third as much time as women cleaning. A new study shows it's a myth.
Five decades ago Australia's industrial relations system endorsed the concept of 'equal pay for equal work'. So why does the gender pay gap endure?
When it comes to gender equality, it's not just the number of women in parliament that matters – it's how they go about legislating for change.
While Scott Morrison has touted the record seven women in his cabinet, the overall representation of women in parliament has barely improved since the last election in 2016.
Women are vastly outnumbered in India's parliament but there are some key names to look out for.
As India grapples with boosting the number of jobs available to people, it must ensure it does not leave women behind.
The AFLW has come a long way in a short time. But amid calls for even faster expansion, more games and a longer season, it pays to remember that in footy you shouldn't go too hard, too early.
At local level some congregations are bravely creating alternative models where LGBTIQ people can feel safe and be accepted
Women make about 81 cents for every dollar a man earns, little changed in recent years. Could more pay transparency change that?
There are at least eight different ways to view gender equality. And this helps us understand why one of the biggest challenges for workplace gender equality is defining and measuring success.
Despite a repressive legal system that puts men in charge of female relatives, women in Saudi Arabia also attend school, become lawyers, see friends and fight for their rights.