Whatever labels have been affixed to this often-inscrutable woman, there is one that she herself has consistently dodged: feminist.
The deaths of a village elder and her daughter during India's second COVID-19 wave raise important questions about lapses in the Indian government’s pandemic response.
An Afghan woman is attacked by a Taliban soldier during a protest. Then one shows up at her door the next day. Now she must flee.
“We were the ones hoping to shape the future, but they took that future away from us,” a teen girl writes, describing the “terror” of attending a high school in northern Afghanistan under Taliban control—the latest dispatch in our series with Rukhshana Media, “Ending America’s Forever War: What is next for Afghan women?”
Pakistan has 50 million women of childbearing age and only one globally certified person to help them feed their newborns.
A young Afghan woman seeks solidarity and hope for women and girls despite Taliban oppression.
A female journalist in Kabul adjusts to life under the Taliban’s shadow.
A 19-year-old dressmaker in Kabul fears her dreams of continuing her education will make her a target for the Taliban.
A gruesome case of “vicarious violence” in Spain raises new questions about whether abusive partners can ever be good parents.
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.
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.
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.
Those in the U.S. with ties to India are reckoning with uncertainty and fear for themselves, those immediately around them, and loved ones across the world.
For years the UK was known as a destination country for victims of trafficking. But now more and more vulnerable British nationals are being taken away from their communities and trafficked within the borders of…