Economies thrive when everyone can contribute. Years of research from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and others have found that greater gender equality boosts economic growth, reduces income inequality and makes an economy…
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.
A period of unprecedented aid reduced racial disparity in the Golden State, but all that remains is a child care subsidy that ends this summer.
The Fuller Project's CEO Xanthe Scharff reflects on International Women's Day.
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.
Farming is Female: women farmers in California are changing the face of the agricultural industry in their state and across the country.
Sex workers and liberal politicians are fighing an uphill battle to legalize sex work in Thailand.
Many domestic violence cases were declared non-essential during the pandemic. The consequences are still being felt.
Three decades after the FMLA became law, caregiving responsibilities still knock women out of the workforce
Thirty years ago, on Feb. 5, 1993, President Clinton signed into law the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which allows employees to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave from work when they…
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.
After a decade of lobbying and waiting, 9/11 first responders and survivors with uterine cancer can finally get the federal health coverage they’ve long been promised.
A new Taliban decree forbids Afghan women from working for foreign aid groups. We talk to two experts in the country about its impact.
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.
The women of 9/11 suffering from uterine cancer thought they were finally going to get health coverage - instead, they remain stuck in limbo.