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Claudia Sheinbaum has already made history — there will be pressure on her to make more

Claudia Sheinbaum risks being held to different standards than her male predecessors — especially when it comes to tackling cartel violence.

From drought to floods: Climate crisis after crisis keeps women on edge in East Africa

Unprecedented flooding has killed more than 500 people — disproportionately harming women, who are preparing for droughts to follow

East Africa’s second-hand clothes markets – a major source of work for women – are under threat

How Uganda used clothes (Mitumba) traders are struggling to survive under the weight of changing domestic and foreign policies.

Guttmacher study reckons with damage done by Trump-era restrictions on women in Ethiopia, Uganda

Donald Trump’s restrictions tied to health aid have had repercussions far beyond abortion, says a new study by the Guttmacher Institute.

Reporter’s Notebook: How heat impacts fashion’s global workers

From floods to rising temperatures, workers in fast fashion’s global supply chain are on the frontlines of climate change

Fast fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Its global workforce is paying the price.

Around the world, fashion’s mostly female labor force are grappling with working conditions made increasingly unbearable and unhealthy by climate change.

As the Taliban step up restrictions, women face a total ban from working in the media industry

Once a thriving presence on air, Afghan women are now at risk of being banned entirely from working in media after latest Taliban warning.

 Tea companies have agreed to slow mechanization after Kenya protests – but for how long?

As automation hits women’s jobs, unions in Kenya fight back.

While many Black women in US abandon hair relaxers linked to cancer, sales climb in African countries

The companies at the center of thousands of U.S. lawsuits produce some of Africa’s most popular chemical straighteners like Dark & Lovely and TCB Naturals.

New Hope for Pakistan’s Mistreated Workers

Germany’s new Supply Chain Act could help curb some of the world’s worst labor injustices.

Reporter’s Notebook: Debt, hysterectomies and child marriage — what working in the sugar-cane industry means for Indian women

Debt, hysterectomies and child marriage -- what working in the sugar-cane industry means for Indian women.

The Brutality of Sugar: Debt, Child Marriage and Hysterectomies

Women working on India’s sugarcane farms are having expensive and medically unnecessary hysterectomies so they can work uninterrupted - a practice that keeps sugar flowing to Coke, Pepsi and Cadbury, but leaves its victims with…

The Global Cost of the American Anti-Abortion Movement

Conservatives have not limited their attack on reproductive rights to the United States. They’ve been busy imposing their will on other countries, too—with disastrous consequences for millions of poor women.

From South Korea’s feminists to the secret beauty salons of Afghanistan, read women’s inspiring stories from around the world

We’ve teamed up with 14 international news outlets to shed light on the most pressing issues facing women globally.

Iran’s New—Even Worse—Hijab Era Has Begun

On the eve of parliamentary elections, nationwide protests have ended—and a misogynist backlash is just beginning.

 Reporter’s Notebook: From bombings to blackouts — why the story of Gaza’s war widows was a reporting challenge like no other

Our reporters talk about the unique challenges they faced to tell the stories of Gaza’s war widows.

‘A wake-up call’: After alleged metaverse rape, calls to protect women and girls grow 

Sexual assault and harassment are largely unregulated in virtual reality, despite rising reports of psychological harm caused by rape in the metaverse.

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.
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