women's rights

Women remain invisible in debates about the future of Canada

Jacqueline Hansen: I am a middle-aged single mom from rural Quebec, and I feel invisible during this election campaign

Hillary Clinton lost the U.S. election one year ago—and women kept losing

Opinion: Over the past 12 months, the fragility of women’s rights and safety has only gotten clearer

Hillary Clinton’s qualifications were no match for sexism

Hillary Clinton has failed, writes Anne Kingston—as do the dreams of suffragettes with her

The real danger for women on campus

Focusing on women and drinking ignores a serious reality: The student perpetrator who is a sexual offender

Men’s rights attracts angry young men

The early days of fathers’ rights has spawned a movement whose vitriol is considerably more pitched

Why women’s studies needs an extreme makeover

Emma Teitel on free speech, gender studies and feminism

The only female taxi driver in Pakistan

Zahida Kazmi has survived deadly roads, a fatwa and family abandonment


Cursing comes at a cost in Belgium

The government is putting soap in mouths of citizens after a documentary showed how women are harassed in the streets

From pride to pariah

How an Iranian actress is now banned from her country’s movie industry

Golshifteh Farahani, a beloved and apolitical Iranian film star, went from pride to pariah


‘We cannot be selective about which basic human rights we defend’

In a speech in Montreal, John Baird lays out the Harper government’s international agenda as a champion of women’s rights and gay rights.

A Breadwinner for Afghan women

Deborah Ellis is a Breadwinner for Afghan women

The Canadian author has given more than $1 million in royalties to charity

The minister is not a-veil-able

Saudi cabinet minister caught without her niqab

But the country’s highest-ranking female official insists she always wears it