Delhi men to walk 'in her shoes'

 Men here are all set to walk in heels to raise their voice for gender equality.

Britain to force companies to publish gender pay gap

British Prime Minister David Cameron announced plans on Tuesday to force large companies to publish the difference in earnings between male and female staff in a bid to ensure equal pay.

Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the US military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior US officials said.

Latin American women fight back against harassment

Every day, Sara Velez, a Colombian law student, walks to class through a hail of catcalls that often veer into obscenity, a daily reality that Latin American women are increasingly fighting.

Israeli high school girls fight for right to be cool

Israeli high school girls have taken to social media to protest against rules that let boys wear shorts in the sweltering summer heat but bar girls from doing the same.

AIB: The 'Third Gender's right to dignity'

The 'Third Gender's right to dignity' - a reality check on All India Badtameez only on ZEE NEWS #BADTAMEEZ.

AIB: The 'Third Gender's right to dignity'

The 'Third Gender's right to dignity' - a reality check on All India Badtameez only on ZEE NEWS #BADTAMEEZ.

Lena Headey reveals second baby gender
Lena Headey reveals second baby gender

 Pregnant "Game of Thrones" actress Lena Headey has revealed she is expecting a baby girl.

Pakistani actors' bold act not gender specific, says Imran Abbas

 Pakistani actresses like Humaima Malick and Veena Malik Khan have gone uninhibitedly bold on Bollywood screens unlike the male stars from their country. But Lahore-based actor Imran Abbas Naqvi says the actresses have done so only to meet their roles’ demand, and he won’t mind following in their footsteps if it’s “inevitable".

Kanye made Kim Kardashian understand my gender transition: Bruce Jenner
Kanye made Kim Kardashian understand my gender transition: Bruce Jenner

 Bruce Jenner has Kanye West to thank for making his stepdaughter Kim Kardashian West understand why the athlete decided to undergo a gender transition.

China releases three detained feminist activists: Lawyer

Chinese police on Monday released at least three of five feminist activists detained for over a month in a case which prompted an international diplomatic outcry, one of their lawyers said.

How gender is determined in the brain

During prenatal development, the brains of most animals, including humans, develop specifically male or female characteristics. New research sheds light on how this process is triggered.

Race and gender influence use of drugs, drinking, smoking among teens

A new study has observed that cigarette use among white teenagers is substantially higher than among black and Hispanic teenagers, especially at 18 years old.

Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook
Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook

Facebook users can now use any term, with which they wish to describe their gender. Previously, it required you to choose from a list of predefined genders.

Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves
Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves

A year after Facebook introduced preset custom genders like "cisgender" or " transgender," it has now started rolling out a new version of its custom gender field where users can type in any word to represent their gender across Facebook.

Insomnia symptoms mediate relationship between suicide, alcohol use

A new study has recently provided a link between suicide risk with insomnia and alcohol use.

WTA fines Russian tennis chief over Williams comments
WTA fines Russian tennis chief over Williams comments

The WTA said Friday it has fined Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev $25,000 over a comment questioning the gender of Serena and Venus Williams.

Australian couple abandons surrogate baby in India

An Australian couple abandoned one of their biological child born to a surrogate mother in India because of the baby's gender, despite Australian consular officials pleading with them to take home the twins.

Gut microbes respond differently to diet based on gender

A new study has revealed that gut microbes of males and females react differently to diet, even when the diets are identical.

Emma Watson to serve as ` UN goodwill ambassador for women`

Emma Watson will now play United Nation`s Goodwill Ambassador for Women.