gender equality


Multiple Cases of Trans Discrimination Motivate Passionate Campaign for Gender Equality in the Philippines

In one case, a trans woman was handcuffed and brought to a police station after trying to enter a women's restroom.
Lex Celera
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bangladeshi Women Turn to Female-Only Ride-Sharing Apps For Their Safety

90 percent of women in Bangladesh face sexual harassment on public transport, a longstanding concern for daily commuters.
Meera Navlakha

It’s Time to Talk About Sexual Harassment On Public Transportation

We cannot be idle bystanders, we the public, the people on the bus and train, play a role in creating a safe space.
Heshani Ranasinghe
Vice Guide to Right Now

Women in Japan are Fighting to Save their Own Last Names After Marriage

An age-old law in Japan reinforces that husbands and wives must have the same last name – but women are fighting back.
Meera Navlakha
The VICE Guide to Right Now

#KuToo Is The Japanese Movement Against Wearing High Heels

Referencing #MeToo, this women's movement combines the Japanese words for shoes (kutsu) and pain (kutsuu).
Shamani Joshi
Edoardo Liotta

We Asked an Economist What Would Happen if All Women Took 'Period Leave'

Would the economy crumble as businesses fell apart under the strain? Er, no—and it might actually make work more productive for everyone.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
The Least You Could Do

100 Easy Ways to Make Women's Lives More Bearable

We've got more if you need them.
Dani Beckett
International Women's Day 2018

Women Around the World Share the Sexist Things They Can't Believe Still Exist

It's 2018, but women still face innumerable obstacles in their daily lives. In honor of International Women's Day, women explain what they'd like to see change in their home countries.
Broadly Staff
Women's Right

A Day Without Women

Women’s March Organizers are urging half the world's population to opt out of the economy for 24 hours.
Olivia Becker