The 2011 debut of Women, War and Peace was a landmark. Seven years later, the intersections of gender and conflict remain as relevant as ever—so PBS is releasing four more installments.
Women in India kicked off the new year with a call for equality, coming together to stand arm-in-arm as part of a historic protest.
We talked to the author of “The Fourteenth of September” about the relevance of her Vietnam-era story in the age of Trump, today’s rising youth activists and how sexism takes shape in anti-war movements.
Sexual harassment in the workplace can have serious financial and personal costs not only for workers, but for the businesses and brands that employ them.
Women’s participation has been proven to lead to more sustainable peace agreements and better social outcomes in conflict resolution, but women around the world still lack seats at the peace-making table. Enter Peace Science Digest’s special issue on gender and conflict.
Latina women in the U.S. are taking the #MeToo movement home—and opening their doors to immigrant survivors of domestic abuse. As the Trump administration escalates attacks on their communities, the refuge these women provide has become ever more critical.
Regardless of how this fight ends, feminists have made clear that they’re not going silently into the night. Activists around the country will continue to protest Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination tonight and tomorrow.
Michelle Bachelet—the boundary-breaking former president of Chile, under-secretary general of the United Nations and executive director of UN Women—is now stepping into a new role in the world of global politics as the UN’s high commissioner for human rights.
Seventy-six percent of girls in Niger are married before the age of 18. Only 14 percent are enrolled in secondary school. Together, these two stark statistics shed immense light on the conditions shaping the lives of girls in the nation—and provide a blueprint for how to empower them.
What do you do when you’re faced with the knowledge that even young children have internalized the kinds of sexist notions that hold girls back? If you’re Audrey Shawley, you roll up your sleeves, grab your female friends and get to work smashing those preconceptions.