Sharia is often portrayed as being brutal and barbaric. However, in many parts of the world, women are using Sharia to stop oppressive practices.
As women around the world call out sexual misconduct, the role of men in rooting out misogyny needs to be considered
A little-known researcher's theory on the experience of queer people continues to reverberate to today.
The study confirms that collecting water for daily use weighs more heavily on women, making life more difficult for especially older women.
Women quitting their jobs after having a family is an everyday story in Indonesia.
It is the interests of both conservative and liberal parties to eliminate sexual violence.
The visibility of #MeToo makes it easy to overlook the very powerful campaigns against sexual violence in Africa.
The anti-sexual violence bill protects and supports victims of sexual violence.
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.
Gap's recent back-to-school ad campaign was praised for its portrayal of the diversity of children. One of the girls in the ads was wearing a hijab: this raised a huge debate on social media.
In only 30 years, a generations-old system of arranged marriages has been completely upended.
This week our collaborators at the PBS debate show Point Taken ask: is the U.S. moving too quickly or too slowly on gender rights?