November 27, 2018United States
The Equal Rights Amendment could find new life 46 years after it passed in Congress, only to fall short of the 38 states necessary for ratification. Now Virginia may be the state to resurrect the con…
September 7, 2018Afghanistan
Women are at the center of a push for an Afghanistan whose future looks different from its past. Recently, female activists spent days poring over a letter they wrote that urges the United Nations to…
May 15, 2017Japan
Shinto priests walk in a line to attend a ritual to usher in the upcoming New Year at the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan on December 31, 2016 (REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon).
July 12, 2018World Health Organization (WHO)
Amidst controversy over the World Health Organization's breastfeeding resolution, we should move beyond the domestic political question to the global policy matter: does international policy do enoug…
May 24, 2018Women and Economic Growth
After the liberation of Raqqa, Syria, women are returning to the city with their families and taking on new roles in the rebuilding process.
May 4, 2018Women and Women's Rights
Foreign ISIS wives still in Syria live in dust-coated tents, or sometimes in prison rooms, alongside their children, inhabiting a legal purgatory until one authority or another figures out what to do…
July 16, 2018Syria
Ensuring that displaced women and girls have official identification is a critical step toward reducing rates of child marriage among Syrian refugees.