A growing number of projects globally teach women and girls martial arts to boost their confidence, help them defend themselves and aid them to recover from abuse.
The proportion of girls getting married in India has nearly halved in a decade, contributing significantly to a global decline in child marriage.
Achieving gender equality requires a long-term commitment from all areas of society. Four Nordic diplomats share the lessons their countries have learned in this area.
Report says increased participation of women in politics could further cement peace agreements and bolster post-conflict rehabilitation.
Women hoping to serve their communities as administrators face strong societal discrimination and barriers.
Activists welcome State Counselor’s speech at Asean summit in Manila, but say actions must back up the words as patriarchal views persist.
The Irrawaddy interviews the agency’s founder about Myanmar’s digital landscape, digital rights and feminism.
The committee’s first mission is to provide medical services and donate rice and oil to displaced people in Kachin State.