In the wake of the US Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v Wade, it’s worth remembering that a man can benefit from the right to abortion many more times over his lifespan than a woman might.
An expert explains how reproductive rights are changing globally.
The deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil is at its peak, with 2022 breaking all records. Deforestation threatens human rights.
The Portuguese artist, who has died at the age of 87, had a strong feminist streak in her work that blazed a trail for women’s rights.
Feminists in the 1970s knew the liberation of women and children was inextricably linked.
On this Mother’s Day, keep your cash and give your wonderful mother gifts that will actually have a long-term impact on her health and well-being.
The end of Roe v. Wade would dramatically impact reproductive rights in the US. It would also likely have symbolic consequences globally.
A draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito suggests that a majority of the court may overturn the landmark 1973 ruling that guaranteed the constitutional right to abortion in the US.
Female Ukrainian refugees are suddenly tasked with shouldering both home and work responsibilities. Policy measures are needed to respond to women’s unique situations during this war.
Current parental leave schemes reinforce old gender stereotypes and the pay gap between women and men. Overseas experience shows better targeted leave for new fathers helps everyone.
Her values of integrity, impartiality, professional ethics, and court decorum make her the ideal person to head the country’s judiciary.
The Taliban’s recent abduction of 40 people, and gang rape of eight women, has not captured Western media attention. But activists inside Afghanistan point to worrying levels of violence.
Four months after the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, a clearer picture of their rule is emerging. Despite public assurances, the Taliban continue to violate human rights.
Many early stories praise her work ethic and devotion. But with Mrs. Claus usually hitting the North Pole’s glass ceiling, some writers started to push back.
Arguments in a case that could fundamentally alter a woman’s right to abortion were heard at the Supreme Court. Justices’ questions suggest that Roe v. Wade is on shaky ground.
Violent performance is the Taliban’s language. If we view them as savage, backward or misogynistic, the opportunity to learn how to face them is missed.
The practice of blaming and stigmatising rape survivors has devastating consequences. It silences them and protects rapists. It discourages survivors from accessing healthcare and pursuing justice.
Police officers are tasked with summarising accounts of violent incidents. And the language they use is extremely important.
Shari’a, most certainly, is not just a tool of violent radicals with a particular set of ideas about sexual morality and gender relations.
Two Afghan women scholars write about how Afghan women’s groups have been fighting for human rights, both now and historically.