Securing Relief for Women and Girls in Dominica’s Devastation

Disasters tend to bring to light the multiple inequalities that women and girls face day-to-day. The devastation in Dominica is no exception.

Pussy Riot Takes On The Police State

On the anniversary of both the Russian Revolution and Donald Trump’s election, Pussy Riot released a new song and music video spotlighting the chaos of authoritarianism.

Providing Essential Unmentionables to Women In Refugee Camps

Thousands of upended women fleeing war-torn regions are left without access to tampons, pads, underwear, birth control and other forms of reproductive care—putting their health and safety in extreme jeopardy.

Faiza Dhocob is Fighting Terror in Somalia in the Face of Destruction

A ground-shaking terror attack that destroyed hotels, government offices and restaurants left the office of Witness Somalia—an organization aiming to help war-torn Somali society pursue peaceful pathways, free from violence, through empowering women and youth—completely destroyed.

Polish Police Invaded the Offices of Feminist Activists After a Pro-Choice Protest

On October 2, thousands of activists marched in Poland in protest of the nation’s repressive abortion laws. The next day, Polish police invaded the offices of two feminist groups—seizing files and computers and shutting down their operations. The Women’s Rights Centre, which advocates for legal and policy changes to ensure equal rights for all genders, and […]

Taking Back Their Power and Their Country

In 2013, the Central African Republic was driven into a war. Women and girls remain the most affected—as both as targets of rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war.

A New Study Shows How Gender Stereotypes Hurt Kids Around the World

Rigid gender stereotypes imposed on children during adolescence can foster lifelong risks of mental and physical health problems.

Universities in India Are Criminalizing Feminist Protests

Students and professors speaking out against sexual violence on campus face huge obstacles.

Chile Decriminalized (Some) Abortions—Now What?

Will other countries in Central America follow Chile’s lead?

WATCH: What Women Are Facing in the Midst of the World’s Biggest Humanitarian Crisis

An ongoing conflict in Yemen has killed 10,000 and left 16 million people—mostly women and children—without access to sanitation and clean water.

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