Queer Women in Montenegro Tell Their Stories

“To be safe, we need to stay secluded. But I decided to try to live differently. There’s no air in the closet.”

NEWSFLASH: Sonia Tábora, Imprisoned for Miscarriage, is Finally Free

“At last, the nightmare is over,” Tábora said as she left the courthouse in Sonsonate.

NEWSFLASH: Advocates at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women Take Aim at Trump Policies

Some groups are boycotting this year’s CSW as an act of protest against Trump’s Muslim ban. Others are speaking out on-site about his anti-woman policies.

Did 14,000 Women Die from Domestic Violence in Russia Last Year?

We’ve read about Vladimir Putin’s rising authoritarianism. It’s time to read more about violence against women—and how that oppression correlates with national insecurity, terrorism and stunted economic growth.

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.

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