In north-east India's mountainous state of Meghalaya, youngest daughters inherit the land – and the ancient food heritage of their mothers
A women’s land rights policy in the Indian state of Odisha has come to fruition meaning thousands of single women have been given their own land
A new journalism project, Sahar Speaks, launched earlier this month to help support women journalists in Afghanistan. Founder Amie Ferris-Rotman explains why she thinks it's needed more than ever
Both Iran and Saudi Arabia are moving towards relaxing some of the strict laws on women's freedom, which are prevalent throughout much of the Middle East
New quota will see women fill at least 30% of supervisory board seats
A new female-only taxi company in India is helping women stay safe while providing valuable employment and training opportunities
Journalists have a responsibility to reflect the world more accurately, believes Monique Villa, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. But as she tells Lucy Purdy, there is now a resurgence in [...]
80% of countries around the world have increased gender equality since 2006
A new UN resolution means women will be given greater consultation during peace talks and calls for funding to promote women’s leadership
When genocide tore through Rwanda in the early 1990s, women endured a particularly tough struggle. But in September, Rwanda elected a parliament with 64% of seats held by women – more than in any [...]
Last year’s brutal attack against a young woman in Delhi caused a worldwide outcry, igniting calls for changes in women’s rights. Lorenza Bacino examines what progress is being made in India, and [...]
“We’re primarily about creating a better world, but through a gender lens. It’s not just about women but about what those women do”
It is time for men to rediscover their masculinity and express their strength through compassion and service, not control and dominion, writes Jamie Catto
World Rural Women's Day takes place each year on the 15th October. Celebrations and events take place in more than 100 countries around the world each year.
A fresh and exciting adaptation of the Women's Institute, more widely known as the WI, has been established by a group of students at Goldsmiths College, New Cross, in London.
80 women from Cameroon, Colombia, Ivory Coast,Kyrgzstan, Uganda, Zambia, Liberia and Paraguay will compete at the first Women's Homeless World Cup.
The Women's World Summit Foundation cordially invites you to submit nominations for its 15th annual PRIZE for women's creativity in rural life..
Good Energy has recently won the Women in Ethical Business Awards,organised by Triodos Bank and Eve magazine at a ceremony in London.
Women in the Essaouira region of rural Morocco have been given a new lease of life, while preserving the country's oldest' of inhabitants, thanks to a co-operative run exclusively by women.