How women abort when it is forbidden—and the networks that help them.
Shaista Ambar’s initiative is an example to follow—not only for women in India, but for those around the world.
Millions of lives were put at risk in January when Russia’s lower house of parliament voted 368-1 to decriminalize some domestic violence charges. Today, President Vladimir Putin signed it into law.
Let’s not mince words: The Global Gag Rule kills women.
“You can take this to America,” she said, “you can show your family when you return in two years.” That was the last time we spoke.
The rise of conservative politics means that the anti-abortion movement is having a comeback in Europe.
It was October 19, 2016—the day of the first women’s strike in Argentina. It was the day 80,000 people took the streets of Santiago to proclaim: “Not One Less.”
The next administration should build on what has been learned about the correlations between equality, participation and peace. These are the five steps they have to take in order to do it.
The incoming U.N. Secretary-General nominated three women to senior posts.