Issues / Women
Like Lech Walesa and Vaclav Havel, Marina Grasse was an ordinary person transforming an East-Central European country.
Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic's vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.
“Women’s liberation” made little if any impact in the latter days of the Communist era.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
Meet five women who are bearing the burden of conflict in Syria and persevering in spite of it.
Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the current conflict. The current wave of militarization threatens to make life even worse.
A growing global movement is ensuring that if the Japanese government won't hold itself to account for its crimes against women, then history will.
A little-known, 41-year-old U.S. law has erected an enduring barrier to comprehensive post-rape care for women.
Roma women must confront not only the prejudices of society as a whole but also discrimination within traditional Roma families.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.