The Sudanese women who toppled al-Bashir wanted an equal seat at the negotiating table. Instead, they were sidelined by fundamentalist military commanders who served under al-Bashir.
A wave of anti-feminist backlash in South Korea -- from the president’s vow to go hard on “false sexual assault accusers” to the government’s open refusal to reform the country’s outdated rape laws -- is…
Sierra Leone is about to become the latest country to find out.
Kenyan Susan Chomba leads the fight against climate change and for the environment in a high-profile role at the World Resources Institute.
Religious women are teaming up with secular feminists to fight back against the government’s growing authoritarianism and receding rights for women in the wake of Sunday’s pivotal elections in Turkey.
India’s push for solar delivers unexpected gains for women in the country’s rural areas.
A decade after Rana Plaza’s collapse, factories are safer but women garment workers face new threats
A decade after Rana Plaza’s collapse killed over 1,100 garment workers in Bangladesh, women in the industry face new threats.
25 years after El Salvador fully outlawed abortion, resulting in more than 50 women being imprisoned, a Latin American human rights court might finally overturn the ban.
The election of Peru’s first female president should have been a triumph. Instead, it’s brought “pain, sadness, frustration, and disappointment”.
Peru’s first female president’s legacy tarnished from the start.
Reporter’s Notebook: War in Ukraine is driving up domestic violence. Experts say the worst is yet to come.
As the war in Ukraine drags on, experts are warning that action is needed to address rising domestic violence.
As the war in Ukraine enters its second year, experts are warning that immediate action is needed to address rising domestic violence.
The deteriorating status of women under Taliban rule is a strategic disaster for Washington.
Ahead of International Women’s Day, we asked three Afghan women how their lives had changed since the Taliban took over. These are their stories.
Africa’s largest democracy has a terrible record of female representation. Ahead of this week’s elections, we ask what is being done to change that.
Sex workers and liberal politicians are fighing an uphill battle to legalize sex work in Thailand.
Overharvesting of frankincense led our reporter down a years-long investigation into abuse and exploitation in the essential oils industry.
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.