Girls as young as 5 are still being sold into marriage in Pakistan. And no one will stop it.
It's high time to end the daily injustices committed against the world's 115 million widows living in poverty.
Explaining the persistence of violence, sectarianism, and incompetence.
Why American women are better off than the lean-inners and have-it-allers realize.
In a country where rape has been used as a weapon of war, reformers are making special efforts to turn women into cops.
It's time to stop pretending that America's in Afghanistan to help women.
Iran is in the throes of an unprecedented sexual revolution. Could it eventually shake the regime?
The world has made great strides in combating extreme poverty. But it’s time to set a new horizon.
Hint: It's not Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. She lives in Berlin and is key to solving the euro crisis.
Peng Liyuan is the first prominent Chinese first lady in decades. But does she matter?
Rampaging Islamist vigilantes are cracking down on free expression -- and ruining Tunisia's Arab Spring.
How U.S. military recruitment posters have changed over the past 150 years.
Images from the women's rights rallies that have been taking place around the world this week.
Times have changed when the foreign policy world is wondering if a man can do a woman’s job.
Two years after the Arab Spring awoke demons and democracy in the Middle East, I went to see whether changes had roiled the lands of royals.
We can make dramatic progress in lowering maternal mortality -- but we need better data, and more of it.
The trial of India's vicious gang-rapists is under way, but don't think for a second the government is really committed to reform of women's rights.
Women have been fighting and dying in America’s wars for years. Here are eight who were killed in action last year.
Photos of the women who've been moving closer and closer to the front lines for years.
Do two-parent families help children get ahead in life? The surprising answer: not everywhere.