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The Big Picture - Religion and Women’s Rights

Jimmy Carter: Religion is one of the 'basic causes' of violations of women's rights

What Islam really says about women | Alaa Murabit

The Best Muslim Countries For Women’s Rights

Women's Rights in Islam Protected Or Subjugated? - Dr. Zakir Naik

Women's Rights in 2016: The Power Dynamics That Drive Inequality Haven't Gone Away

While positive strides have been made in women's rights and gender equality in recent years, women and girls around the world are still married as …

U.S. female soccer players are rightly enraged about wage parity

<i>John Doyle is the Globe's TV critic, and the author of</i> The World is a Ball: The Joy, Madness and Meaning of Soccer<p>It's a vital battle. It's about gender equality and payment in a lucrative sport.<p>But talk about not getting it. Talk about condescension. And condescension aimed at strong, …

Iranian Women Still Denied Fundamental Rights

There is a large disparity when comparing women's rights in Iran and in the West: Iranian women are still denied their basic fundamental rights. Iranian women are treated as second-class citizens, but authorities choose to ignore that women cannot enter stadiums and that there are gender barriers …

New Afghan Muppet Zari aims to promote girls' rights on 'Sesame Street'

Afghanistan's first "Sesame Street" Muppet comes with a powerful message for young girls.<p>Six-year-old Zari made her debut on "Baghch-e-Simsim," the Afghan version of the show, on April 7.<p>"She's here to teach young kids about girls' empowerment!" Sesame Street said on Twitter, adding in another …

Sesame Street

Saudi Arabia Cleric Argues Driving Is ‘Dangerous And Exposes Women To Evil’

Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric has voiced his support for the kingdom's ban on women driving, arguing it is "a dangerous matter that exposes women …

Can India's Military Veterans Join the Fight for Women's Rights?

<i>'Respect for women is an ingrained part of the military code of conduct and is a value instilled when one joins the military.' Photograph: Hindustan Times via Getty Images</i><p>The brutal gang rape and killing of Jyoti Singh in Dehli in 2012 propelled India into international headlines and sparked …

Condemned to 'private prison': the Brazilian women subjected to secret abuse

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the teenager from Brazil’s remote northeast began a new life in Rio de Janeiro ten years ago, she never imagined she would spend some of those years locked away in her own home.<p>A Brazilian woman, who survived a so-called private prison, or forced …

Rio De Janeiro