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Zambia’s first lady honoured for promoting reproductive health, describes being “constantly haunted” by patients she has lost to preventable, pregnancy-related conditions
Even though Mother’s Day is over, do one more thing for your mom and all the other moms out there: call your members of Congress and ask them to co-sponsor the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act today.
A spate of news reports of sexual attacks on Indian women and girls, sparked by the gang rape and murder of a woman in Delhi in December, has shocked many families, unaware of this side of their patriarchal society
ICRW president Sarah Degnan Kambou applauds G8 foreign ministers for pledging to develop comprehensive approach to preventing and responding to sexual violence associated with armed conflict.
Women and girls should not die because they are denied an abortion to protect their own right to life, health and integrity
From cyclones, floods and displacement to sexual violence and discrimination, take a look at what our correspondents are writing about this week
Addressing poverty and sustainable development as separate issues will no longer work, experts say
Sports for Saudi girls in schools will have a lasting impact on their empowerment, education and professional opportunities.
Former Guatemalan dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt stands trial for crimes against humanity as Mayan women share gruesome tales of sexual violence
“I realised that simply walking on the street, for a woman, is such a huge effort… It’s like women are besieged” - Egyptian actor who dressed as woman for TV programme exploring social issues
U.S. is the only industrialized nation that doesn't guarantee paid leave for new mothers.
The influence of the Catholic Church remains strong and abortion is still illegal in El Salvador
The debate about women's leadership and ambition needs a much wider lens and focus on impact, not just numbers
When will African leaders wake up to the fact that sexual violence is wreaking havoc on the lives of women and communities in conflict zones?
"At the end of the day when you've got your helmet on in a race car, it doesn't matter at all if you're male or female"