Woman Forcibly Taken to Saudi Arabia While Seeking Asylum

Dina Ali Lasloom, a 24-year-old Saudi woman, was attempting to seek asylum in Australia last week before she was detained at the airport in Manila, Philippines and forcibly sent back to Saudi Arabia against her will.

Peace Heroes: Uganda’s Robinah Rubimbwa

“Senior figures who had refused to support us suddenly realized it was the women of Uganda who were genuinely committed to peace.”

Men Behaving Badly and 34 Million Friends

There have been over 7,000 safe births in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Why? Because of the United Nations Population Fund.

NEWSFLASH: Activists Expose Anti-Gay “Concentration Camps” in Chechnya

Last week, 100 gay men were targeted by police in Chechnya, a republic of Russia. This week, it has been reported that they have been placed in concentration camps.

Healing the Hidden Wounds of Epidemics

They would not touch her. They let her die without treatment. That is what stigma looks like.

The Trump Administration Just Slashed More Critical Family Planning Funds

The Trump administration has cut $32.5 million in funding for The United Nations Population Fund.

Women Are a Forgotten Priority in Global Health Security

Throughout global societies, women’s roles place them at the epicenter of risk from disease outbreaks and epidemics.

WATCH: How Women Shaped the Peace Deal in Colombia

Women played an important role in shaping the Colombian peace agreement, which ended the longest armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere.

Peace Heroes: Iraq’s Fatima Al-Bahadly

She walked into the enemy’s battlefield in search of her recruited son—and was able to convince tens of other young men to disarm.

Women in Central Asia Are Fighting for Education Despite Threats of Violence

In places like Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, the women’s movement is just taking hold—and those movements are complicated by years of war, competing tribal beliefs and a history of using violence as punishment for disobedience.

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