A round-the-clock strike of Muslim women in a working-class neighborhood of Delhi is India's most enduring pocket of resistance to religious discrimination, inequality and gender violence.
More women on corporate boards means more opportunities for women, and better performances by businesses.
The number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades, reaching their lowest number in 32 years.
Men seem less comfortable celebrating their friendships – to their own detriment.
In countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain, it's now official policy that women should go to college and work outside the home. But cultural pressure to marry and have kids remains strong.
Historically, indigenous people celebrated a girl's transition to womanhood with a year-long ritual. Many such ritual practices were made 'illegal' by the US and Canadian governments.
Nigeria has an alarming number of stunted children. This can hold back the country's long-term productivity if there is no intervention.
Women who lived in more deprived neighbourhoods during the first 18 years of their lives were nearly 40% more likely to experience partner violence in early adulthood.
A new generation of ranchers is exploring sustainable ways to raise cattle, sheep and goats in California. Some are grazing herds on fire-prone lands, reducing wildfire risks and improving soils.
When you play 'devil's advocate', you minimise the problem.
The group seemed to be doing all of the right things to diversify its ranks. It wasn't enough.
An ad alluding to the vulva is sparking controversy, but there are few objections to phallic symbols. What explains this difference in treatment?
Ireland's new abortion law is a progressive one. But the resulting abortion service erects serious barriers for some people seeking abortions in Ireland.
At a time when corporations are struggling to address gender gaps at all levels, killing off stereotyped myths such as the Queen Bee Syndrome is essential.
Men who work in female-dominated fields tend to get more prestige and higher wages.
_Janda_ stereotypes pervade the lives of the Indonesian women who are marginalised in their community, forcing them to live precarious lives.
The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face.
Marginalized groups said that they had experienced discrimination at the workplace, at the doctor and with the police.
Attitudes toward single women have repeatedly shifted – and part of that attitude shift is reflected in the names given to unwed women.
The ban on the pill led to much sorrow and frustration, but determined couples found imaginative ways to cope and work around it.