August 30, 2011

Pregnant in Putin’s Russia

An expectant mother's journey through the modern Moscow medical system. Read More »

August 30, 2011

Underreported and Unchecked: Sexual Violence Against Somali Refugee Women

Refugee women struggling to survive in the Horn of Africa face the additional threat of sexual violence. Read More »

August 30, 2011

After the Taliban: Swat women on changing life

Swat in north-west Pakistan is still recovering from a period of militancy several years ago. Men and women deemed un-Islamic were killed by the Taliban and their bodies dumped on the street. Hundreds of girls' schools were destroyed before the army ousted the militants in 2009. A local school girl and Swat's first woman to train as a lawyer told Nosheen Abbas of the BBC how life is changing Read More »

August 30, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi’s female bodyguards claim rape

Gaddafi's bodyguards say they were blackmailed into joining his forces, then raped. Read More »

August 29, 2011 | Profile

Egypt’s First Woman President?

The talk-show host has rattled religious conservatives, the state-owned media and now the army, too. Ursula Lindsey interviews Buthayna Kamel, Cairo’s most outspoken woman. Read More »

August 29, 2011

Sheryl Sandberg on the Power of Facebook

At an inspiring breakfast, Sheryl Sandberg dished on how social media is revolutionizing women's lives. Read More »

August 29, 2011

Pakistan’s Gang-Rape Verdict Travesty

A high court set free several of the men accused of the shocking gang-rape of Mukhtar Mai. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on why the activist for women's rights now fears for her life. Read More »

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