Across rural Bundelkhand, parents are dismissing marriage proposals for their daughters, as water shortages leave local men hard-up and their wives facing a harsh life.
Getting girls into classrooms remains hugely important in some of the world’s poorest countries, and it can be achieved with targeted measures like, for example, making daily commutes safer.
Cycling brings with it benefits for both the rider and the environment, so it's important cyclists feel safe and encouraged to saddle up.
The law penalises sexist or sexual words or behaviour that are hostile, degrade, humiliate or intimidate.
The fourth industrial revolution looks to revolve around knowledge in STEM fields, which are currently dominated by men.
Authorities in the western state of Maharashtra have revised the syllabus for class 11 students, who are aged about 16, to include same-sex relationships and marriage,
The Dona Kolors clothing brand in Barcelona was born in 2012 to help trafficked women regain confidence and start afresh.
Fa’afafine is a “third gender” in Polynesian culture, a term that translates as “in the manner of a woman”.
Last month's elections brought in 28 women, taking to 56 the total number of female members in the 245-seat upper house, or nearly 23 percent, up from 21 percent before
Women from low- and middle-income countries are 26% less likely than men to use mobile Internet. But access to mobile phones is not an end to gender equality in itself. Rather, it is a wa...
A 16-year-old has become a millionaire after winning the inaugural Fornite World Cup in New York. It’s a watershed moment for e-sports.
With a report revealing that supporting female entrepreneurs could boost the global economic growth, unequal access to finance remains one of the key issues which prevents women from ente...
The two philosophies of ancient times - Stoicism and Epicurean - have been reduced to competing attitudes about comfort and pleasure, but both have a say when it comes to the pursuit of h...
Men's football still lacks top-tier openly gay players, while the women's game is full of proudly lesbian and bisexual stars.
These women, despite working for organisations such as NASA, were written out of history. Among them are scientists, architects, photographers, artists and inventors.