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Ending America’s Forever War: What Is Next For Afghan Women?
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Dispatches From Afghanistan: She Attended a Protest. Then Taliban Showed Up at Her Door

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‘My Classmates Have No Hope’

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‘We Must Stay Strong’: As Freedoms Erode, An Aspiring Student Calls for Solidarity, Hope

Dispatches From Afghanistan: ‘Can You Imagine How Difficult It Is to Feel Exiled in Your Own City?’

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She Survived Two School Attacks. Now She Fears Pursuing Education Will Make Her a Taliban Target

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The Loneliest Lactation Consultant in the World

Pakistan has 50 million women of childbearing age and only one globally certified person to help them feed their newborns.
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Unsafe, Unsanitary Conditions Plague Child Care Centers at NYC Public Housing: Operators

Providers say they shoulder costs for heating and repairs — and have concerns for the children in their care. Some 400 child care centers are housed in buildings operated by New York City Housing Authority,…
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Should Abusive Partners Have Parental Rights?

A gruesome case of “vicarious violence” in Spain raises new questions about whether abusive partners can ever be good parents.
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Maya Wiley Won’t Be New York’s Next Mayor. What Will Happen to Her Signature Proposal?

Former New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley says she won’t be running for New York governor, but that won’t stop her from championing her signature child care agenda from outside public office.
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‘No Fish Means No Food’: How Yurok Women Are Fighting For Their Tribe’s Health

Their salmon have all but disappeared, so Yurok mothers are fighting for their tribe’s health and food sovereignty.
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‘We Have to Survive’: Meet NYC Immigrant Women Fighting for Their Communities During the Pandemic

In the absence of comprehensive governmental safety nets, New York women banded together, adapted their skill sets, organized aid and fought for policy changes. What’s next for them?
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Dispatches From Afghanistan: Engineer Faces Forced Marriage to Taliban Member

An Afghan agricultural engineer fought for her education and her career. Now she’s being forced to marry a member of the Taliban.
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Dispatches From Afghanistan: ‘I Went Out and Shouted for Freedom’

An Afghan college student had only heard stories about what life was like under the Taliban. Then months before graduation, “everything fell apart.”
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Dispatches From Afghanistan: Life of Fear Replaces Life of Dreams After Taliban Takeover

Once the breadwinner for eight people, an Afghan woman says she now feels “in prison” since the Taliban took over Afghanistan.
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A Young Black Mother Died During Treatment for Postpartum Depression. Her Family Demands Answers

Denise Williams went to Queens Hospital Center last month. Her family found out 48 hours later that the 29-year-old mother of two had died at the city-run hospital. They still don’t know why.

‘The Pain Was Unbearable’: Thousands of Women Subjected to Banned ‘Virginity Tests’

The notorious two-finger test was outlawed in Pakistan last year, but an investigation by The Fuller Project and VICE World News showed that doctors are still subjecting rape survivors to the test with impunity.

Environment
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Female ‘Hotshot’ Firefighters Want Action on Reproductive Health Risks

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In Nigeria, Gas Giants Get Rich As Women Sink into Poverty

Are Chemicals Poisoning the World’s Female Workers?

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‘Water Warriors’: The US Women Banding Together to Fight for Water Justice


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