Issues / Women
For some women in Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State offers something no one else has given them before: power.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
Outrage over domestic violence is giving new life to women's movements in Georgia and throughout the South Caucasus.
Three-quarters of Ebola victims are women, with caretakers especially at risk.
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.