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Social reform is rare bright spot in...

Social reform is rare bright spot in...

Middle East

Tue, May 29 2018

Plans for tourist visas will boost the leisure sector, curbs on the power of the religious police may...

Saudi Arabia expands crackdown on women's...

Saudi Arabia expands crackdown on women's...

Middle East

Wed, May 23 2018

Ending a decades-old ban on women driving cars is part of a bid to diversify the economy away from oil...

'I'm for men's rights too'

'I'm for men's rights too'

Bangladesh

Wed, May 2 2018

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh has made enormous strides in women's rights

Lessons from Saudi Arabia

Lessons from Saudi Arabia

Nadeem Qadir

Mon, Apr 30 2018

Perhaps the Saudi crown prince has the right idea

‘We have to be the change that we want...

‘We have to be the change that we want...

Bangladesh

Sat, Mar 31 2018

Award-winning human rights activist Geeta Menon has been working for the betterment of the underprivileged...

No country for women

No country for women

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Bangladesh needs to ensure women’s safety in every sphere of life

The very word ‘freedom’ is forbidden...

The very word ‘freedom’ is forbidden...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 8 2018

Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi recently visited Bangladesh with two other laureates -- Mairead Maguire and...

Honouring Begum Rokeya’s legacy

Honouring Begum Rokeya’s legacy

Opinion

Sun, Dec 10 2017

Begum Rokeya had a vision. Let’s work to make that vision come true

A violation of her right to choose

A violation of her right to choose

Opinion

Fri, Dec 8 2017

Why SRHR matters

Is Saudi Arabia ready to change?

Is Saudi Arabia ready to change?

Fardina Habib

Mon, Nov 6 2017

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has a chance to modernise the kingdom

The abuse we're not talking about

The abuse we're not talking about

D2

Tue, Oct 24 2017

What happens behind your closed doors?

Why I won’t use #MeToo

Why I won’t use #MeToo

Myat Moe Khaing

Tue, Oct 17 2017

The hashtag is only half the fight

Women and the climate plunder

Women and the climate plunder

Asif Hassan

Sat, Sep 30 2017

How can we protect women in the event of climate disasters?

Ford tweet about Saudi women's right...

Ford tweet about Saudi women's right...

Around the Web

Thu, Sep 28 2017

Saudi women gained the right to drive in a historic decision spurred by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman...

Baby steps to progress

Baby steps to progress

Editorial

Wed, Sep 27 2017

Saudi Arabia, a kingdom characterised by its cultural conservatism and lack of social freedoms for women,...

The best of men

The best of men

SN Rasul

Mon, Sep 11 2017

Some men do a good job of hiding their true colours

Is there a right kind of feminism?

Is there a right kind of feminism?

Opinion

Tue, Sep 5 2017

One type of feminist isn’t necessarily better than another

Project supporting maternity rights...

Project supporting maternity rights...

Law & Rights

Wed, Aug 23 2017

'The fear of losing their sole source of income causes many women to return to work too soon'

Beauty of the bride: The truth

Beauty of the bride: The truth

Insight

Sun, Aug 13 2017

The body of a woman is not owned by society. It is the property of the woman and the woman alone.

We need to do a better  job of protecting...

We need to do a better job of protecting...

Miti Sanjana

Wed, Jul 12 2017

The laws are there, but society must also be educated

It’s not your fault

It’s not your fault

Miti Sanjana

Thu, Jul 6 2017

Are we failing to keep women safe?