Iceland is to become the first country in the world to make companies prove they pay all employees equally.
A Wall Street firm put up a statue of a girl in front of Lower Manhattan's well-known bronze charging bull.
These maps provide a snapshot of LGBT rights around the world.
As UNICEF flags the risks faced by children in four countries, a look back at famines over the last 100 years.
March 20th marks the World Day of Social Justice. The point of the occasion is to recognize the need for fair access to resources and opportunities, and for societies to be rooted in huma...
Scott Shackelford looks at human rights in a digital world, and asks whether cybersecurity should be right.
The campaign to eradicate Zika has had a negative effect on women's rights, says Pia Riggirozzi.
Tolu Olubunmi writes an open letter to other immigrants.
As the immigration debate rages on in the US, the time has come for opposing sides to reach a compromise.
Three quarters of the world’s population cannot prove they own the land on which they live or work. This has a devastating effect on women, and this must change.
When hundreds of leaders from politics, business and the media convene in Davos to ponder global challenges, it will be against a backdrop of extreme turbulence.
A new survey looks at attitudes towards transgender rights.
It’s vital we rediscover a commitment to human rights – and make it one of the driving narratives for creating a better world.
Guy Aitchison explores whether we have the right to cross borders.
Americans’ attitudes towards torture have hardened over the past decade and a half, according to a Red Cross global survey of public views on war.