Global Solidarity: Exploring the Roots of Today’s Women’s Strike

Women from 49 countries are part of a Women’s Strike today against violence addressed at women physically, economically, verbally and morally.

Expanding the Conversation to End FGM

There is still no global consensus around what some have called a global pandemic. Why is that?

Sexual Violence Shouldn’t Be a Risk of Being a Humanitarian

86 percent of humanitarian aid workers report knowing a colleague who has experienced sexual violence in the course of their work.

An Ancient Practice in the Modern World

The rate of honor killings should be on the decline—not rising yearly.

PHOTO ESSAY: The Girls Standing Up To Patriarchy in India

As they take out their ‘Stop Child Brides’ branded notebooks out of their ‘We Can’ bags, there is a palatable sense of excitement in the room.

Disrupting the Solitude of Women

How women abort when it is forbidden—and the networks that help them.

India’s First Women’s Mosque Goes Solar

Shaista Ambar’s initiative is an example to follow—not only for women in India, but for those around the world.

Russia Just Legalized Domestic Violence

Millions of lives were put at risk in January when Russia’s lower house of parliament voted 368-1 to decriminalize some domestic violence charges. Today, President Vladimir Putin signed it into law.

NEWSFLASH: Donald Trump Just Put Millions of Women At Risk

Let’s not mince words: The Global Gag Rule kills women.

My New Home

“You can take this to America,” she said, “you can show your family when you return in two years.” That was the last time we spoke.

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