We take maps for granted in the developed world, particularly in the age of smart phones, but millions of people live in unmapped regions. Women need to be a vital part of fixing that.
I conducted in-depth interviews in Zimbabwe to find out more about persisting social norms on sexual and reproductive health and rights there and who upholds them.
The bottom line? Peace, prosperity and security are not possible anywhere without women’s rights.
At least 4,000 to 5,000 women are murdered in the name of “honor” annually around the world.
If a large number of Afghan women are unable to study, work and reach their full potential, it is not because they are weak. It is because our society has placed in their ways the largest roadblocks.
These six women would be peers of a President Hillary Clinton on the world stage.
The town this feminist haven has called home for more than 30 years wants them out—and soon.
Engaging youth in the participatory process is key to sustainable, progressive development—and often leads to empowerment and shifting norms for women and girls. The work of two young activists in Pakistan is proof.
This is what I found outside the University of Chile: absolutely beautiful and incredibly powerful pro-choice artwork by a group called the Feminist Propaganda Brigade.
The ultimate goal will always be to build a culture where women don’t need panic buttons. In India, and elsewhere, that means doing a lot more work.