Risking Domestic Violence to Pursue an Education

The cornerstone of women’s equality is education—but access to classrooms, school supplies, and teachers is often scarce in the places that need it the most.

Sonita Alizadeh Raps to End Child Marriage

Sonita’s friends were just some of the 15 million girls married each year before the age of 18. If her song “Brides For Sale” hadn’t gone viral she would have been one of them.

Nasty Women, Meet Gobby Women

Trump’s “nasty woman” remark at the last debate was rooted in a long tradition of misogyny, and you need look no further than the Glasgow Women’s Library to prove it.

A Woman’s Right to Bike

Bicycles gave women of the early 20th century control of movement like never before. Now, a little over a century later, women in Iran are being denied this same basic freedom.

What Tomorrow Brings for Girls in Afghanistan

Despite progress, girls in Afghanistan continue to face various obstacles as they pursue an education. Beth Murphy captures some of these challenges in the documentary “What Tomorrow Brings.”

We Need a Feminist Secretary-General at the United Nations

We now know the next Secretary General won’t be a woman, but will he be a feminist? Women’s groups expect no less.

Creative Complaining: The Guerilla Girls Revisit “It’s Even Worse in Europe”

In re-examining their 1986 work, the Guerrilla Girls have shaped a new enquiry. Now, the declaration is transformed to pose a question.: Is it even worse in Europe?

A More Feminist City: Can Riyadh Shatter Stereotypes for Saudi Women?

It will take more than a day to adjust misconceptions about the capital—and especially what it will ultimately mean for Saudi women—but with smartphones in each pocket and a metro in the works, Riyadh is finally taking shape and shifting culture.

Meet the Mother and Daughter Live-Tweeting the Destruction in Aleppo

A mother and daughter in Syria have taken to Twitter to compel the world to pay attention to devastation in Aleppo.

When the World Bank Bulldozed Her Community, She Fought Back

A World Bank project that rendered Bimbo Oshobe destitute turned her into a women’s rights and community leader.