"During the days that I lived under the dark shadow of the Taliban, I felt like a bird in a cage. Like a bird with wings, but no permission to fly," Afghan journalist Zahra Joya…
Get trampled or crawl through sewage? An Afghan woman describes the "humiliating" conditions fleeing Afghans faced while trying to escape Afghanistan after the Taliban took over.
Afghan journalist Maryam Nabavi describes feelings of hope and despair after Kabul fell to the Taliban.
After two weeks of living under Taliban control, a youth activist decides it’s time to for her to leave Afghanistan. “This is not what our people deserve,” says Hosnia Mohseni, 30.
A school teacher in central Afghanistan laments the loss of educational opportunities for girls and women since the Taliban took control.
Six Afghan women describe their feelings of fear, anger, and betrayal in the wake of America’s departure.
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Girls, especially girls of color, are inordinately subjected to a type of court order that's designed to protect them but often punishes them—or worse.
For the past 20 years, Afghan women were told to chase their dreams. But within days of the Taliban takeover, Afghan women are mourning their working lives and freedom.
Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied a woman's asylum case in 2018. Now, that decision has been lifted, and she has obtained asylum this week. But the implications go beyond her own case.
Girls’ education—once a signature achievement of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan—is increasingly under threat as the Taliban tightens its grip.
Women of color are running to transform local governance in New York and across the U.S., driven by the belief that their communities have been neglected and inspired by the successes at the national level.
Israel’s political future could influence the future for women in Israel, as well as elsewhere in the greater region.
The pandemic is disrupting one of the most prevalent forms of child care for children younger than 6: the informal network of family, friends and neighbor caregivers.
Some seeking office have been shaped by family suffering in the yellow-cab medallion financial collapse — or their own experiences driving cabs. They say only a bold bailout will avoid calamity.
Online, in courtrooms and at protests, Palestinian women fight looming evictions of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah — and for their future.
A South Korean court's surprising dismissal of the landmark "comfort women" decision continues the debate over what justice looks like for survivors of wartime sexual violence and rape.
Across the US, the decriminalization of sex work has become increasingly popular, provoking intense debates within communities. But what role, if any, will the police play?