Two-thirds of the Afghan population is 25 or younger, and while the nation remains one of the worst for women's rights, it is a far cry from the brutal 1990s-era Sharia law enforced by the Taliban.
We need to be actively involved in contributing to a peaceful future and that means significantly increasing the refugee quota for Afghanistan, doubling down on diplomatic engagement and committing financial assistance to the Afghan people.
The court in Antalya, Turkey, heard how the husband of Melek Ipek, 31, had threatened her and her children.
A young British girl posted a shocking video of a group of men calling out to her on the street on a late night walk
Women bring a unique set of skills and personality traits.
Soldiers who are new mothers will no longer have to choose between caring for their newborns and weight loss.
When conservatives invoke their right to religious liberty, progressives raise a common objection: third-party harm.
Pregnant individuals are making the decision to vaccinate without necessary information regarding the safety of the vaccines for themselves or their babies.
Additional measures would include a ban on virtual prescriptions of the abortion pill and the reduction of permitted post-fertilization access from nine to eight weeks.
An inclusive Gender Policy Council could offer solutions.
After a woman was jailed over a sexually explicit video leaked without her consent, Moroccan activists launched a social media campaign against a law criminalizing sex outside of marriage.
While 38 states have approved of adding the amendment to the Constitution which would enshrine equal legal protections for women, some legal and procedural questions surround the state approval process.
An Indian city is planning on deploying facial recognition to detect harassment based on women's expressions.
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Peace, freedom and prosperity for all Koreans cannot be achieved by standing on the sidelines. We also favor civil society involvement, especially women's groups, in overtures toward North Korea.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, the subject of "Nasrin" the compelling new documentary by Jeff Kauffman and Marcia Ross, may be the bravest person you never met. She is a lawyer for women's rights and human rights in Iran.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump held a signing ceremony in support for a monument to women's suffrage Thursday.
The viral video shows the escort calling out the protester for trying to shame patients by calling them cowards. The escort tells them to "shut the f**k up."
From American neighbors to global citizens, here's how you can make a difference.
The law also allows the fast-tracking of sexual assault cases, as part of a wider effort to address sexual violence against women and children in the in the country.
Throughout his career, Connery had been dogged by misogyny allegations that were fueled by comments he made over five decades ago to Playboy magazine.
The economic progress women have made in recent decades is frighteningly at risk. That's bad for families—and business.
Former "A Prairie Home Companion" host under fire for saying Roe v. Wade not "worth fighting for anymore."
"We're gathering to send the visible message that they must address the public's priorities—health care, reproductive rights, voting rights, racial justice, and more—not fast track a nominee who threatens our health and our rights," one organization told Newsweek.