By Farhana Qazi
Violent extremists are masterminds at exploiting empathy and giving girls and women a false sense of hope. Over the past five years, an astonishing number of girls and women have joined violent […]
Photographs & Text by Kate Ryan
After she was raped, this photographer asked 29 other survivors about their stories.
The trauma of sexual violence is not something we fix. It is something we manage daily. It […]
Gallup Poll results: Iceland tops the list as the “most accepting” nation on the planet — followed by New Zealand, Rwanda, Canada, Sierra Leone, Mali, Australia, Sweden, the U.S. and Nigeria.
Macedonia led t […]
Every three minutes, a girl between the ages of 15 and 19 is infected with the virus that causes AIDS, said a UN report Wednesday that warned of a “crisis” fuelled by gender inequality.
Girls and young women […]
To better address the impact of HIV on women, particularly on young women and adolescent girls, approaches are needed that consciously adopt the perspectives of women in all their diversity.
KEY POINTS […]
By Shahrashoub Razavi
Evolving family structures do not present an inherent risk to society. The real danger lies in long hours of poorly paid work that leaves little time for family life; households torn […]
Interventions to engage men in maternal and newborn health can increase care-seeking, improve home care practices, and support more equitable couple communication and decision-making for maternal and newborn […]
The UN says a child under five dies from preventable causes every 10 minutes in Yemen.
It is a rare window into arguably one of the least visible but more vital wars in the world right now — the fight for […]
If you’re focusing on voting, look for women who reflect your positions.
Of the states that have had primaries so far, at least eight more have a shot at reaching or surpassing the 50 percent mark in […]
India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a survey of experts released Tuesday by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. The results come amid a worsening climate of sexual and communal […]
73 million children are in hazardous work – almost half of the 152 million children aged 5 to 17 still in child labour. These children are toiling in mines and fields, factories and homes, exposed to pesticides a […]
Photo: Kim Jong Un organized a performance titled, “We Are the Happiest in the World” — a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Korean Children’s Union.
Childhood is a precious time in human life, so it can […]
In conflicts across the world, levels of displacement and hunger are increasing. The tactics used by leaders, governments and non-state armed groups have much to do with that misery.
Note: This strategy is […]
Women are getting more seats at the table. And women are gaining a voice in companies and government. However, women in leadership continue to be under-represented and the rate of progress for women remains slow. […]
By Andrea Loubier – Forbes
As technology pushes many entrepreneurs and startups towards a “new era of work”, we also face the impending reality of 2 billion jobs disappearing by 2030. So how will these cha […]
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