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Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier
Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier

With a hint of swagger, Afghanistan's first female pilot since the fall of the Taliban is defying death threats and archaic gender norms.

Female Afghan 'Top Gun' soars above gender barrier
Kerry calls for immediate release of Chinese feminists
Kerry calls for immediate release of Chinese feminists

US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Beijing to immediately release five feminists who were detained ahead of International Women's Day.

Kerry calls for immediate release of Chinese feminists
Femen protest at Paris' Moulin Rouge nightclub
Femen protest at Paris' Moulin Rouge nightclub

Two members of the Femen feminist movement staged a bare-breasted protest on the roof of the Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris.

Femen protest at Paris' Moulin Rouge nightclub
Placard reads "Free Pussy Riot". ©REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
Pussy Riot rockers in US to fight for jailed bandmates

Two members of the Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot on Friday urged the United States to help free their bandmates jailed last year for an anti-government protest performance.

Pussy Riot rockers in US to fight for jailed bandmates
Berlin's Barbie Dreamhouse a pink feminist nightmare
Berlin's Barbie Dreamhouse a pink feminist nightmare

The opening this month of the first life-sized Barbie Dreamhouse in Europe may be the fantasy of many a little girl, but Berlin feminists are mobilising against what they call a sexist icon.

Berlin's Barbie Dreamhouse a pink feminist nightmare
Ukraine's topless feminists go international
Ukraine's topless feminists go international

Ukrainian feminist group Femen are taking their topless protests around the world, having already stripped off in Western Europe.

Ukraine's topless feminists go international

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