Peace Heroes: Pakistani Activist Mossarat Qadeem Responds to Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has accused Pakistan of providing “safe havens to terrorist organizations.” But Pakistani peace practitioners like Mossarat Qadeem have been putting their blood, sweat and tears into doing the exact opposite.

Faiza Dhocob is Fighting Terror in Somalia in the Face of Destruction

A ground-shaking terror attack that destroyed hotels, government offices and restaurants left the office of Witness Somalia—an organization aiming to help war-torn Somali society pursue peaceful pathways, free from violence, through empowering women and youth—completely destroyed.

Pledging to Help a Woman Rise

The 16th annual Asia Initiatives awards and gala was a night to remember—where philanthropy and leadership came together and held the hourglass of the future in the name of vision, commitment and action to uplift humanity.

Women in Hollywood Have Had Enough

Women in Hollywood are mad as hell—and they’re not gonna take it anymore.

The Ms. Q&A: Gloria Steinem on #MeToo and Believing Women After Weinstein

“We who make up the country can act as we want our country to act. We can vote and organize and give money and ask questions and listen to each other.”

Young Feminists from Los Angeles to Kathikhera are Fighting for Global Menstrual Equity

Young feminists in southern California are working with women and girls in India to fight period stigma and help increase access to menstrual products. We talked to five of them about their activism and their motivation.

The High Cost of Cash Bail

A movement to revise the bail systems is spreading across the U.S. like wildfire, and women are carrying the torches. 

Polish Police Invaded the Offices of Feminist Activists After a Pro-Choice Protest

On October 2, thousands of activists marched in Poland in protest of the nation’s repressive abortion laws. The next day, Polish police invaded the offices of two feminist groups—seizing files and computers and shutting down their operations. The Women’s Rights Centre, which advocates for legal and policy changes to ensure equal rights for all genders, and […]

Stanford Makes Space to Reflect on Sexual Assault

The site near the Kappa Alpha fraternity house where former Stanford student Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman in January 2015 has been turned into what the University’s student newspaper the Stanford Daily is calling a “scenic spot.” 

Wonder Girls: Memory is Fighting Child Marriage in Malawi

“One of the discouraging things for girls is that they have no one to speak for them when they are violated. I want to be the lawyer who assists girls so they are able to access justice.”

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