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Women in the Middle East North African region pushing back against patriarchy

The scales are still tilted in favour of men, but younger people with tertiary education have less discriminatory attitudes

We must continue to empower women entrepreneurs to grow Africa

If we increase the number of high-growth, women-founded startups, they can bridge the inclusivity gaps in their respective economies and societies

‘Captain Marvel’ soars to rarefied heights in opening

The film, which opened on International Women's Day, was co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck.

Today, we are all women

Women and men must together gather the resolve it takes for change to take hold everywhere

Why African democracies are failing women — and what we can do to fix it

How can we better measure democracy to reflect women’s lived reality?

Women want action, not words

As we reflect on that day, let us yet again question our governments about the well-meaning documents they sign to protect us but do not act on.

​Women’s rights groups starved of cash

The harsh reality is that progressive gender work in Southern Africa is being hamstrung by changing economic realities in the north.

Women’s Day event denied permission in Sudan

An activist said the event was denied despite President Omar al-Bashir's vow that freedoms should be respected.

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