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.
Despite some improvement, Afghanistan has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the world. One of the biggest contributors is a lack of access to and knowledge of contraception in the region.