SistaazHood, a group of transgender, homeless, sex workers in South Africa, has become a growing voice on issues from the legalisation of sex work to better access to healthcare.
In the world's most populous Muslim country girls are fighting against gender stereotypes by turning to surfing,
A survey by U.S. suicide-prevention group The Trevor Project found 42% of LGBT+ youth who underwent conversion therapy had reported a suicide attempt in the last year.
In Canada, women represent 47% of family physicians, but they have 23% higher odds of experiencing burnout than their male colleagues.
Girls are more likely to drop out of school than boys due to factors such as poverty, insecure learning environments, the high cost of education, and long distances from education institu...
A study has shown that people respond more negatively to criticism if it comes from a woman and were less likely to be interested in working for the company once they were reprimanded.
In southeast Kenya people are redefining gender roles in an effort to beat climate change. From helping with laundry to sweeping, men are increasingly sharing the housework in a bid to cu...
Female British street artist Bambi has said that everything women do "is judged against what a man would do". The graffiti artist mocked celebrity culture's depiction of women through her...
American singer-songwriter John Legend has updated the 75-year-old classic "Baby It's Cold Outside" for the #MeToo era after it was criticized for its lyrics encouraging date rape.
Despite numerous targets and high profile initiatives to boost the number of women in senior finance positions, progress has stalled.
Bogota, Colombia, for the first time in history has voted in a female mayor. Claudia Lopez won over a third of the vote after advertising herself as "incorruptible".
Women and men are most equal when it comes to wealth and health - but there’s still a huge gap when it comes to power.
From early and life-threatening childbirth to dropping out of education - why action on child marriage is needed.
Despite entrepreneurship transforming the lives of women in some parts of Africa, a study has shown that they're less successful than their male counterparts.
Also in this week's reads: what's the broken rung for women, the world's 10 most innovative economies and what's virtual societal warfare.