Empowering Muslim women is the key to degrading and ultimately destroying medieval and reactionary fanaticism.
Brazil's woman-versus-woman presidential race suggests that feminism has triumphed. The reality is more complicated. The first in our series of Lab Reports on Brazil.
For the Syrian refugee cast members of a new theater production of the Euripides classic, "The Women of Troy," insult follows injury.
So far Tunisia's revolution has managed to bridge the gap between secularists and Islamists. But can that precarious accord make it through election season?
The U.K. government has made a good start on its war on slavery. But it needs to get serious.
How the slave trade patterns of centuries ago are still shaping African marriages today.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
Since Boko Haram seized the girls of Chibok, Nigeria has racked up the world’s highest terrorism fatality rate -- and the country is beset by nasty conspiracy theories about who is to blame.
Farmers are killing themselves over debt in Punjab state -- and leaving wives, daughters, and other women behind.
In Ukraine, women militants are taking up weapons on both sides of the barricades.
How Katty Kay and Claire Shipman get it wrong on women and overconfidence.
Why keeping women away from Congo’s mines -- which are rife with exploitation and sexual violence -- could do more harm than good.
The controversial front-runner is campaigning against rape, but he may be disastrous for India's women.
Sexualized violence against girls is going unchecked in schools around the world -- and the perpetrators are teachers. What can be done to stop them?
Why the surprising Philippine Supreme Court ruling on reproductive health rights is a big win for women -- and a blow to the church.
Remembering photographer Anja Niedringhaus; Protesters clash with police in Athens; and Balinese young people celebrate the Kissing Festival.
Are conditional cash transfers really the silver bullet to raising countries out of poverty?
Do policymakers listen? Should you get a Ph.D.? And where are all the women?
Students clash with security forces in Venezuela; armed men stand guard in Crimea; and London's Royal Opera House hosts a 400-person yoga class.
With civilian rape on the rise, the war on Congo's women comes painfully, pervasively home.
Kristin Lord, Suzanne Nossel, Whitney Kassel, and Ari Ratner weigh in on Rosa Brooks's recent columns and a woman's right to recline.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, Julianne Smith, and Mieke Eoyang take on Rosa Brooks' Manifesto for the new working woman.
The kingdom is using an army of flacks to keep the illusion of peace and stability.