Saudi Arabia Gets First Female Newspaper Editor

The English-language Saudi Gazette appoints woman as its editor, a step forward in a country where women are repressed.Elad Benari, 2/17/2014, 4:46 AM

Exposé: 4,100 Children of Divorce Forced into 'Contact Centers'

Proportion of parents, mostly dads, who see their children under these humiliating conditions is 10-20 times that in the US.Avraham Ben Horin, 2/15/2014, 9:01 PM

First Female Police Chief in Afghanistan

A landmark move for women: Afghanistan appoints its first-ever female police chief.Tova Dvorin, 1/19/2014, 1:38 PM

Survey: Egypt Overtaking Saudis As Most Conservative

Survey of 7 Arab countries: Saudis think women should cover all but eyes in public, yet half for women choosing clothes.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 9:46 AM

First Female Lawyer in Saudi Arabia

Royal decree allows first female Saudi lawyer. She wears a full face covering, raising doubts of change amid poor Saudi rights record.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 1:22 PM

Fathers' Activist Suing Haaretz over 'Defamation' by Feminist MK

MK Orly Abekasis alleged that father's rights activists sent her a picture of a gun. Haaretz, which quoted her, is being sued.Gil Ronen, 12/30/2013, 3:27 PM

MK Tells Fellow Feminists: Equality Costs

Dep. Min. Gila Gamliel was shocked to find feminist MKs oppose equality when it comes to custody in divorce.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/25/2013, 5:36 PM

Two Saudi Women Detained for Driving

Saudi activists say that police have detained two women in Riyadh caught breaking an official ban on females driving.Elad Benari, 12/12/2013, 5:44 AM

Report: Top NGOs Failing Middle Eastern Women

NGO Monitor report finds Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are failing to advocate women's rights in the region.Ari Yashar, 12/10/2013, 6:38 PM

Islamists Oppose Women's Rights: 'Freedom Only in Islam'

Hizb ut-Tahrir continues extensive campaign in Judea, Samaria against 'Western values'; 13 year-old speaker condemns women who report abuse.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 12/2/2013, 5:53 PM

Saudi Cleric: Women Driving Ban Protects Against Evil

The grand mufti of Saudi Arabia says the country's long-standing ban on women driving protects society from "evil".Elad Benari, 11/29/2013, 6:14 AM

Israel to Receive Gender Equality Prize From European Parliament

European Parliament to give Israel prize as the leading Middle East nation in gender equality at Women in Parliaments conference.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 11:20 AM

Egypt: Women's Rights Worst in Arab World

Study finds Egypt beats Iraq for worst women's rights in Arab world; 99.3% Egyptian women sexually harassed.Ari Yashar, 11/12/2013, 5:53 PM

Hamas Lawmaker Blamed Over ‘Honor Killing'

Hamas lawmaker allegedly coerced PA man into taking his daughter’s life.Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2013, 9:07 PM

Bennett Introduces Laws to Advance Women in the Workplace

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett has revealed plans to strengthen and encourage the integration of women at work.Hezki Baruch, 9/9/2013, 3:29 PM

Ariel: If We Don’t get Rights – Don’t Tax Us

Minister accuses opponents of Judea and Samaria women’s rights bill of hypocrisy.Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 2:01 PM

Fears PM will Boycott Judea and Samaria Women's Rights Bill

Netanyahu may avoid vote on a bill for women’s rights in Judea and Samaria. MK Struk urges: ‘Don’t give in to the extreme left.’Maayana Miskin, 9/1/2013, 11:36 AM

Saar: Don't Vote for 'Female Challenged' Parties

Interior Minister Gideon Saar urged Israelis not to vote for parties that were not running women in upcoming municipal electionsDavid Lev, 7/22/2013, 7:03 PM

MK Struk: Do Politics Trump Human Rights?

MK Struk hopes left-wing MKs will join her in extending women’s rights to Judea and Samaria., 4/9/2013, 5:33 PM

Women Burn ‘Flag of Islam’ in Paris

Arab women burn ‘flag of Islam’ in France to protest against gender oppression in the Muslim world. Maayana Miskin, 4/5/2013, 11:58 AM

Law Would Require Women on Rabbinical Judge Appointment Panel

Under a law proposed by MKs from Yesh Atid and Bayit Yehudi, the Rabbinate's Dayanim Committee would include four women.David Lev, 3/3/2013, 5:01 PM

Israel Celebrates 'Family Day' – Sort Of

Israeli feminists abolished Mother's Day and added a holiday that most do not realize has communist origins.Rachel Sylvetsky, 2/10/2013, 6:21 PM

Archives Reveal: Likud MK, Not Rabbi, was ‘Anti Women’

It was a Likud MK, not Rabbi Ben-Dahan, who proposed cancelling the Knesset committee on women’s affairs.Maayana Miskin, 1/20/2013, 1:15 PM

Likud Entering 'Panic Mode' Over Bayit Yehudi Gains

The Likud renewed and amplified one of its main claims against Bayit Yehudi – that the party did not believe in women's rightsDavid Lev, 1/14/2013, 9:25 PM

Bane of Militant Feminists, MK Yulia Berkovich, Leaving Kadima

Yulia Shamalov-Berkovich leaving Kadima, will announce Sunday where she is headed.Arutz Sheva, 10/25/2012, 5:54 PM

Knesset in Last-Minute Legislation for Battered Women

Bill grants NIS 8,000 to 10,000 bonus for women who stay in battered women's shelters, in what critics see as anti-family legislation. Gil Ronen, 10/15/2012, 3:16 PM

Iran Bars Women from Public Live Screening of Euro

Iran, where Ahmadinejad has said women are highly respected, bars them from watching public live screenings of Euro.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/10/2012, 8:40 PM

Ramallah Women’s Lib Revolt: Men Barred from Café

Ramallah Arab women, fed up with men-only cafes, have opened one of their own. No males allowed, except for the chef – for the time being.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/5/2012, 12:14 PM

Documentary on Father's Rights Causes Change

False claims of child abuse, sexual molestation or domestic violence by wives are being debated in the Knesset due to this film. Jacob Kahn, 8/26/2011, 4:19 PM