Norway’s women’s beach handball team being fined for wearing shorts instead of bikinis is the latest example of sexism in sport. But the lack of outrage for Muslim and racialised female atheltes should not escape us.
Saadawi's death will be mourned across the Arab world. She stood up for women's rights from a young age and while she received global recognition, she was not fully embraced by her own country.
Opinion polls suggest a majority of Swiss will back the face veil ban, while campaigners argue that it’s about Islamophobia and controlling women in the public sphere.
The interrogation of Zara Mohammed on BBC’s Woman’s Hour demonstrates the persistence of low media literacy regarding Islam and Muslim women at best, and an incitement of Islamophobia at worst.
The genderless deck replaces king, queen and jack with gold, silver and bronze.
Lockdowns have led to increases in complaints or calls to report domestic abuse in several countries, according to UN data.
Helen Reddy's song "I Am Woman" launched her global stardom in 1972 and she followed it up with a string of hits, such as "Delta Dawn", "Angie Baby" and "Ain't No Way to Treat a Lady."
Since 1994, Belarus has been ruled by President Alexander Lukashenko, who has claimed that that the country does not want a woman president. Amnesty has accused the government of targeting woman involved in politics in "gender-specific ways".
Algerian women bravely waged a battle against colonialism and patriarchy. Today, their legacy continues to inspire a new generation in the struggle for justice.
Hollywood has embraced diversity on-screen, but progress has been much slower off-screen.
Weinstein, who was subdued in his interactions with reporters during the trial's first week, seemed looser as he left the courthouse, proclaiming “It went great today. The lawyers killed it."
Prosecutors paint Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator who used his clout and power to abuse women for decades.
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