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A rare instance of accountability

Overharvesting of frankincense led our reporter down a years-long investigation into abuse and exploitation in the essential oils industry.

Eating last and least: Widening gender hunger gap raises climate alarm

Women typically eat less in Indian households and are often found compromising their share of food to feed others in the family exposing the growing hunger crisis.

In Afghanistan, threatening the very survival of women

A new Taliban decree forbids Afghan women from working for foreign aid groups. We talk to two experts in the country about its impact.

On these women-run Himalayan farms, even climate-resilient crops are failing

As countries experiment with climate solutions, experience of women farmers in the Indian Himalayas shows the complexities of the climate crisis and the costs of not involving local communities.

Somaliland’s Frankincense Brings Gold to Companies. Its Women Pay the Price.

Female workers tell of exploitation and sexual assault at frankincense warehouse supplying US essential oils company.

Climate change puts more women at risk for domestic violence

Extreme weather events that climate change is making more frequent and more intense are also pushing up violence against women around the world.

How Women Changed the World This Year

From Colombia to Iran, feminism is an increasingly unstoppable force.

Looking away from Russian corruption led to Ukraine war, says one of Putin’s leading adversaries

Maria Pevchikh, Chief Investigator at the Anti-Corruption Foundation on the fight to expose the people who poisoned their founder Alexei Navalny and challenging some of the most powerful men in Russia.

Qatar’s World Cup Legacy Is Stranded Worker Widows

As the most controversial World Cup in recent memory draws to a close, thousands of widows across South Asia are left picking up the pieces of their shattered lives.

Decade of advocacy fails to reduce global femicides

A new study by UN Women and the UNODC found that 81,000 women were killed globally in 2021 in murders that were motivated by their gender.

Reporter’s Notebook: Migrant women in Qatar’s hotels speak out

Migrant women working in Qatar's World Cup hotels have said they were ignored when they made allegations of harassment or abuse.

Female migrant workers speak out about harassment in Qatar’s World Cup hotels

As the FIFA World Cup starts, migrant women working in Qatar's hotels say their allegations of harassment or abuse have been ignored.

“Neither a widow nor a wife”: India’s abandoned brides

Fraudster husbands in India get married and make promises to take their new wives abroad. But once they receive a dowry, they leave the brides behind. Abused and defrauded, these women are trying to put…

For the first time in decades, there are no women on China’s top leadership team

Dr. Leta Hong Fincher, speaks on the lack of women leaders in China’s President Xi Jinping's Politburo.

Why climate change means women are having to work harder and longer

Women and girls living in poorer countries are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.

India’s top court has expanded abortion rights for unmarried women. We spoke to the lawyer who fought for the change.

A court in India began considering a case that would result in a landmark expansion of abortion access on the other side of the world.

In Conversation: Journalist Zahra Joya and Scholar/Activist Esha Momeni on the struggle for women’s rights in Afghanistan, Iran and beyond

There are forces driving the erosion of women’s rights in Afghanistan, Iran and beyond, including in the United States.

Reporter’s Notebook: Ukraine’s women farmers battle air raids and blockades to keep the world fed

As the breadbasket of Europe, Ukraine plays a crucial role in the global food supply and the Russian invasion has had a devastating impact. Contributor Amie Ferris-Rotman spoke to the women farmers fighting to keep the world fed as war rages around them.
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