A province in Pakistan has made DNA testing compulsory in rape cases, part of ongoing national reforms to improve support for victims
From a group of pensioner activists to a woman single-handedly running an orphanage for HIV-positive children, meet the grandmothers who are lobbying for women’s reproductive rights
Though it has been characterised by negativity, the US presidential election race has also brought women’s rights sharply to the fore. Does it show that sexist rhetoric will no longer be tolerated?
From heartfelt outpourings on social media to colourful flashmobs with a sartorial twist, this year’s US presidential election has prompted a slew of women's rights campaigns. We list three of [...]
Thousands of Icelandic women have staged a protest over fair pay, leaving their workplaces early to highlight the country’s 14-18 per cent wage gap between men and women
Hundreds of men have shared photos on social media of themselves wearing headscarves to draw attention to Iranian women being forced to cover their hair in public
How a group of women affected by domestic violence and displaced by Colombia's conflict united to build their own city
As a new wave of feminism is sweeping the globe, Emily Prichard reports on the impact it’s having on outdated values