Iraq isn’t just flouting international law by collectively punishing the wives of Islamic State fighters—it’s inviting a return to war.
ISIS fighters committed genocide and rape against members of Iraq’s minority Yazidi faith, but here we ask, did Yazidi women suffer the most?
Now that the Islamic State has lost its militant grip on Iraq, what will become of the women being punished for their husbands' crimes?
I Went to an Elite Prep School like Christine Blasey Ford’s. Here’s Why the Kavanaugh Hearing Was Deeply Disturbing for Grads Like Me
As Thursday’s Senate hearing into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when in high school at Georgetown Preparatory School was about to get underway, protestors and…
This weekend’s meeting of female foreign ministers will be a historic achievement—and not nearly enough for the world’s women.
In the 1990s, Ahlem Behladj learned to brave being hassled each day by the police officers that hung around outside the women’s shelter in downtown Tunis. This was during the 23-year-long dictatorship of Zine el…
With the election of a new president Sunday, Colombia threw the future of its peace deal into uncertainty. Conservative candidate Ivan Duque has repeatedly pledged to roll back parts of the landmark 2016 peace agreement…
Because women need to shape policy and legislation to secure protection and advancement of women and girls.
Trolling The Patriarchy With Photos Of Battered Women – One Woman’s Quest To Change Russia’s Domestic Violence Laws
For Russian women's rights activist Alena Popova, battling the patriarchy is a full-time job.
The idea of supporting measures that expand gender equality seems like an easy call. But, as one Afghan woman's story shows, bolstering the ranks of women in security forces in a country like Afghanistan is…
Turkish women risk peril in demanding their rights. One particular group refused to keep quiet, catapulting the fight for women’s rights into the spotlight.
Burundian activist Marie Louise hopes to help stop the bloodshed in Burundi, a country teetering on the edge of genocide.
Most Turks and their government do not believe that the events of 1915 — known by Armenians as the Armenian Genocide — were genocide.