By Christopher Butterfield on October 15, 2013
With international security forces leaving at the end of 2014 and peace with the oppressive Taliban looming, the advances made by women in Afghanistan are under threat.
By Sy Mukherjee on October 4, 2013
Revenge porn -- publishing explicit photos online without the subject's consent -- has become an increasing problem in the age of social media.
By Rebecca Leber on September 27, 2013
Gillibrand's "American Opportunity Plan" charts a route to improved economic outcomes for women.
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By Alan Pyke on September 27, 2013
Nearly three-quarters of a million senior women lived on $15 per day in 2012.
By Alan Pyke on September 25, 2013
Check out how women's experience varies across the country.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on September 25, 2013
Around the world, men and governments are making decisions for women about whether and how they work. Does that seem fair to you?
By Katie Valentine on September 25, 2013
Women leaders are also adding their voices to activists calling on President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
By Christopher Butterfield on September 23, 2013
An online petition in Saudi Arabia has called for a new day of defiance against the conservative Islamic kingdom's ban on women driving.
By Alan Pyke on September 18, 2013
Time to "raise the decibel level" and stop pretending these are just "women's issues."
By Tara Culp-Ressler on September 12, 2013
A public art project hopes to confront street harassment by using images of real women and the responses they might want to say to offenders. Soon, it might be coming to a city near you.