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Cases of gender-based violence up during pandemic, says new report

The report also shows that not enough countries have acted with sufficient seriousness to tackle the “gender-based violence pandemic”

It’s time to undo the covid disruption to girls’ rights in...

The pandemic has disrupted efforts to end child marriage and caused widespread damage to the financial prospects of girls

Taliban to allow women at universities, but mixed classes banned

Women's rights in Afghanistan were sharply curtailed under the Taliban's 1996-2001 rule

Women are being squeezed by the pandemic. Here’s how to fix...

To those attending the historic Paris gender forum we have a simple message: close the gender gap to build a better post-pandemic future

Radical Hindu group threatens Catholic activist, Christian NGO in Bangladesh

Angela Gomes, a recipient of the Magsaysay Award, has been in the forefront of the campaign for equal opportunities for women

Malaysian authorities ignore rise in domestic abuse amid pandemic

Civil groups in Malaysia report massive jumps in case numbers, while the govt hopes it will all go away

Watch: Women and girls in Indonesia pressured to wear the jilbab...

Over the past two decades, they have faced unprecedented legal and social demands to wear clothing deemed Islamic

No New Year’s feast for an activist’s child in Philippines detention...

There were no family nor friends in the detention cell where the baby, Randall Emmanuel, spent the holidays

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