Turkish Women Rising

As Turkey descends into increasingly authoritarian and Islamist rule, one group of activists has refused to keep quiet, catapulting the fight for women’s rights into the spotlight.

Feet on the Ground, Not Backing Down!

In the latest issue of Ms., we feature stories and photos from marches around the world. We also chart the marches out by state and country to show the massive mobilization that the world witnessed on January 21—and ensure that we remember it, and remain inspired by it, for years to come.

5 Ways We Can Defend Women’s Rights and Muslim Rights

How do you speak up against the backlash targeting Muslims while still advocating for women’s rights? How do women from Muslim heritage speak up without emboldening or strengthening political extremes?

Peace Heroes: Tunisia’s Khedija Arfaoui

“It became increasingly important for me to join the fight against radicalization.”

Queer Women in Montenegro Tell Their Stories

“To be safe, we need to stay secluded. But I decided to try to live differently. There’s no air in the closet.”

NEWSFLASH: Sonia Tábora, Imprisoned for Miscarriage, is Finally Free

“At last, the nightmare is over,” Tábora said as she left the courthouse in Sonsonate.

NEWSFLASH: Advocates at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women Take Aim at Trump Policies

Some groups are boycotting this year’s CSW as an act of protest against Trump’s Muslim ban. Others are speaking out on-site about his anti-woman policies.

Did 14,000 Women Die from Domestic Violence in Russia Last Year?

We’ve read about Vladimir Putin’s rising authoritarianism. It’s time to read more about violence against women—and how that oppression correlates with national insecurity, terrorism and stunted economic growth.

Global Solidarity: Exploring the Roots of Today’s Women’s Strike

Women from 49 countries are part of a Women’s Strike today against violence addressed at women physically, economically, verbally and morally.

Expanding the Conversation to End FGM

There is still no global consensus around what some have called a global pandemic. Why is that?

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