For the first time, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled in favor of a Muslim woman’s right to wear a headscarf.
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Author Sohaila Abdulali and filmmaker Vaishali Sinha will explore the narrative and perceptions of rape victims, power, and feminism in the era of the #MeToo movement.
By now, the link between authoritarianism and the repression of women and gender nonconforming people is clear. But those targeted by such hateful politics cannot—and will not—be intimidated.
A panel of experts explores innovative strategies being launched to counter rising incarceration rates among women in the Americas.
Ashoka, UN Women, and the Open Society Foundations celebrate the winners of our Challenging Norms, Powering Economies: Women and Non-Traditional Partners in Africa and the Middle East challenge.
Last month, ProPublica broke a shocking exposé about sexual abuse in an American charity in Liberia. We will explore what happens when good intentions among NGOs collide with the realities of operating without accountability.
An End to Manels II is the second report in a two-part series to examine the gender gap and Europe’s top policy events. The report examines data from 23 conferences in Europe, over the course of five years.