The Future of U.S. Leadership in Ending Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies

It is vital that the U.S. continue to act to prevent violence against women and girls already suffering from conflict and violence.

Island Escape: Diaries from Moria Refugee Camp

An Afghan American who has worked as an independent volunteer at the Moria Refugee Camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, Wardak gives her firsthand account of what women and children face while there.

Canada’s New Plan to Prioritize Women and Girls

Canada has unveiled plans to introduce a “feminist international assistance policy” that will see at least 95 percent of Canadian foreign aid allocated to help women and girls by 2021.

A Fiery Scotswoman

The youngest MP in 350 years, Mhairi Black is making a name for herself as a leader on the left.

The Venezuelan Women’s March Cannot Go Unheard

Though the widespread denial of basic necessities puts their lives in danger, Venezuelan women are making big sound waves through their activism—now it’s up to the rest of the world to listen.

Where Gender and Terrorism Intersect

Experts are making a case for examining terrorism through a gender lens—and examining what we lose when we cut women out of peacemaking and gender politics out of counterterrorism.

Peace Heroes: Palestine’s Lucy Talgieh

Lucy Talgieh, a newly-elected municipal representative in Bethlehem, Palestine talked to Ms. about women’s rights, eradicating extremism and promoting a more peaceful homeland.

The Manchester Bombing Was an Attack on Women and Girls

The horrific bombing on Manchester was very much purposefully an attack against women and girls.

Australia Must Address Domestic Violence

Judging by our domestic violence rate, women are not “mates” in Australia—and never have been.

In a Country Where Widows Are Witches

“They said that I killed my husband and declared me a witch.” Christiana’s story show just some of the challenges that face widows in Nigeria.

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