President Obama’s trip to Africa marked a turning point for his administration’s work to improve the lives of adolescent girls.
With the deadline to achieve an agreement just days away, governments must continue to fight for a strong focus on women and girls.
The organization TARSHI has been boldly taking on sexuality issues in India for more than 15 years.
Activists in Latin America are mobilizing and demanding action from policymakers to address gender-based violence after a recent rash of femicides.
Next week, governments, NGOs, and business leaders will meet to hammer out funding for the Sustainable Development Goals, the strongest global consensus on recognizing women’s rights and addressing the causes of gender inequality and poverty.
In 1999, activists and development professionals in India got together to discuss what they saw as a glaring gap: the lack of prominent feminist voices. They decided they had to do something about it and began planning an organization that would foster …
A Nairobi court finally sentenced three men involved in a shocking rape case that had sparked international outrage.
As Nigeria gets ready for a momentous election, media and political campaigns have failed to capture the reality of many women and girls.
Brazil recently approved legislation that imposes harsher penalties for harming or killing women, a crime referred to as “femicide.”
Maria “Zeca” José Rosado Nunes, a professor and a former nun, may not strike you at first as a rabble-rouser. But she was one of the first nuns to openly challenge the Catholic Church.