Aftershocks reverberated worldwide in the wake of Donald Trump’s vulgar and hate-filled comments about Haitian and African immigrants on January 11, 2018, when he reportedly used the word “shithole” to describe their countries of origin. His striking lack of compassion in that moment was startling, but no words can describe the added cruelty of maligning Haiti one day before a painful anniversary when memories of trauma and unfathomable loss inevitably resurface.
The Maasai women of Kenya achieve economic independence while supporting wildlife through traditional beadwork.
If communities are ravaged by unresolved state-sponsored trauma, they will continue to remain victims in a complex web of social injustice.
The National Museum of African Art’s exhibition “I Am…Contemporary Women Artists of Africa” offers viewers the opportunity to see African experiences in a more intimate and global context.
It’s International Day of the Girl. Members of Congress should celebrate by passing the Keeping Girls in School Act.
In 2010, Rosana Schaack met Aisha Cooper Bruce through Rise Up’s program in Liberia. In the years since, they’ve successfully passed a groundbreaking Children’s Law and led implementation of a nationwide Girls’ Manifesto.
A new study has confirmed what I and many others have known for a long time: Restricting abortion access actually leads to an increase in abortions.
We often think poverty is what makes girls vulnerable to sex trafficking, but new research suggests another set of related factors may play a significant role: family dysfunction, domestic violence and abuse.
Women are uniquely caught in the crosshairs of Sudan’s civilian crisis—and they’re also forming a front line in its unfolding revolution.
Too Young to Wed’s 2018 Girls’ Champion Award winner, Hauwa, bravely took the stage at the 2019 Women Deliver conference and shared her story of survival and courage with the world.