A combination of a deep-rooted patriarchal culture, conservative religious values and gender-insensitive law enforcement practices still deters Indonesian women from reporting rape.
Cuba will not legalize same-sex marriage, as gay activists hoped. But its new constitution adds greater protections for LGBTQ people and for women, and gives Cubans the right to own private property.
Female-centred health services are good, but they may detract from gender equality and men’s health.
A bomb threat outside a gender research institute in Sweden is just one sign that things are escalating in the long battle for global gender equality.
There is a wide problem with the way society talks about gender equality.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Deep Saini about the week in Australian politics.
The O'Dwyer statement has an eye to areas where Labor has been taking the running. One focal point is seeking to improve the capacity of victims of domestic violence to rebuild their lives.
Marriage equality was a major step forward for Australia. But women in both marriages and cohabiting relationships continue to deal with inequality and gender-prescribed roles.
Women identify more with their government representatives based on ethnicity rather than gender.
The success of the women's movement shows the importance of international solidarity.
Anne Summers on #MeToo and women in politics.
Anne Summers is concerned about the slow progress in Australia in addressing sexual harassment and assault.
Bolsonaro promised angry Brazilians he would transform their crisis-stricken country. But he didn't say how. Five Brazil experts examine his policies on crime, the economy, women, the Amazon and more.
The map will help uncover real experiences of gender inequality in public places, from sports facilities to public transport, community services and infrastructure, to simply walking down the street.
Gender differences in jobs and attitudes are wider in countries with more equality, but that's not the end of the story.
It's not just a matter of equality, it makes economic sense too.
A century ago, Russian leaders staged mock trials on rape and abortion to educate citizens about new Soviet laws and values. Then, as now, victim-blaming and 'he said, she said' marred the verdict.
Large gaps in the representation of women in science careers later in life are not due to lack of ability in the classroom.
Morrison is conflicted. It's risky for him to play down the allegations of standover tactics, let alone fail to take seriously enough the party's need for more female MPs.
Morrison met with Sudmalis and said she 'raised a number of genuine concerns' about her treatment in her local Federal Electoral Conference in the NSW Liberal state division.
The byelection is vital for Scott Morrison who will face a very difficult test in his initial days as prime minister. He will encounter a lot of anger in the electorate at the removal of Turnbull.