Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets — and tools — of violence.
A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements still matter, and they deserve our solidarity — not our bombs.
Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers.
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.