Alleviating Poverty Elevates Women Around the World

By supporting women and children around the world, we build a strong global economy.

Q&A: Filmmaker Roberta Staley on Women in Media and Gender Equality in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is not an easy place to be a woman—but Roberta Staley sees hope via the increasing participation of women in Afghan media.

Inside the Women-Led Global Alliance to Save the Planet

15 women mayors from major cities are determined to act against climate change, whether or not their federal governments join them.

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.

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