Trump’s Administration has not only mischaracterized the issue of trafficking in America but also recently introduced changes that have made the situation worse for victims.
While a woman’s right to pump her breast milk is legally protected in the United States, the privilege doesn’t extend to incarcerated moms.
There are so many of barriers facing women in below-poverty-line neighborhoods, but one that is rarely talked about is the pervasive sexual harassment.
Washington failed at the most promising path toward stability in Afghanistan: keeping the country’s women alive.
Trained and employed as clerics by the Moroccan government, hundreds of women are experts in Islamic law and tradition and wield power that allows them to promote and defend women’s rights.
Inside El Salvador's devastating femicide crisis.
It was a year of quiet, but major, progress for women’s issues in the U.S. government—and 2019 promises even more.
Afghanistan's first-ever all-female TV news station there runs a lot like any station in the U.S., with one big exception: These journalists are risking their lives.
Men caused the world’s worst humanitarian disaster, but it’s become clear they can’t fix it.
A pair of sisters fight to save women in Afghanistan's only oncology ward.
Throughout U.S. history, politicians have demonized immigrants at the expense of society as a whole. In a bid to whip up his base in the closing days before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced…
Iraq isn’t just flouting international law by collectively punishing the wives of Islamic State fighters—it’s inviting a return to war.
ISIS fighters committed genocide and rape against members of Iraq’s minority Yazidi faith, but here we ask, did Yazidi women suffer the most?
Don’t Let the Battle Over Kavanaugh Overshadow the Nobel Peace Prize’s Recognition of Sexual Violence
There’s a certain irony that the Nobel Peace Prize—given Friday to those working to raise awareness of sexual violence in conflict—may well have been overshadowed by news of the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice…
Inside the expensive and complicated NATO campaign to get more women into the Afghan security forces, and keep them alive.
Now that the Islamic State has lost its militant grip on Iraq, what will become of the women being punished for their husbands' crimes?
‘I didn’t want this for my daughters. I wanted them to have a future’ It was just after 4 a.m. when Pa Hua discovered that her smiley, bookish daughter, Yami, was missing – her schoolbag…
I Went to an Elite Prep School like Christine Blasey Ford’s. Here’s Why the Kavanaugh Hearing Was Deeply Disturbing for Grads Like Me
As Thursday’s Senate hearing into Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when in high school at Georgetown Preparatory School was about to get underway, protestors and…