The provision of better health services and social grants has aided rural women’s progress in South Africa, but there are still tremendous needs to be met.
The recent federal election could be a game-changer for organizational gender inequality. The proposed Canada-wide child-care strategy could have a profound impact.
The problem of gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa is structural and fuelled by inequalities that transect race, class, gender, sexuality and age.
Greater urgency is needed in the response to pandemics, to end AIDS and to end COVID-19.
Despite the emancipation of women in China in 1949, sexual harassment and inequality in the workplace are still the norm.
At the heart of the issue for school children, parents, caregivers and teachers is to confront from a very young age the question of sex, sexuality and gender.
Over 15 seasons, 90% of all opera productions at The Royal Opera credited a male director.
Theatre is able to create a space for discussion about how and why women experience physical and emotional violence.
These appointments provoked debate in Uganda, reflecting both the constraints and the possibilities of women’s rights reform in an authoritarian country.
Promoting entrepreneurship will help reduce unemployment in South Africa. But the government has to step up its game.
In rural Kyrgyzstan, 1 in 3 marriages begins with an abduction. Older generations see this as a harmless tradition, but two brides have been killed since 2018. A study finds other problems, too.
The high-profile athlete’s struggles raise questions about society’s views on mental health, as well as the effects of race, gender and fame on well-being.
Policies are needed to prevent child marriage and protect women who marry as children from abusive relationships.
Quota systems provide opportunities for more women to stand for election. But they’re not enough.
You might expect progressive policies in our universities, but a parental leave system of primary and secondary caregivers – the first 93% women, the second 96% men – perpetuates the gender gap.
Pakistan’s president is facing a backlash for his comments on sexual violence against women.
Women MPs point to a toxic environment in which a politics of insults, ridicule and rumour work against having more women in political offices.
While having to carry the added burdens and responsibilities of working from home, Indonesian female academics are also sidelined by policies in universities.
A new study explores how feelings of relative poverty can negatively affect gender dynamics among households.
Despite greater human rights protections, LGBTQ+ people in Canada still face challenges and discrimination when it comes to housing.