U.S. laws and funding restrictions on abortion are incredibly damaging and harm women around the world in three fundamental ways.
To really advance the well-being and rights of women and girls, funding local women's groups should be a global priority.
The Zika virus is a wake-up call for governments everywhere to rebuild and strengthen public health systems, and to guarantee all women and girls access to contraceptives and safe abortions.
In the early days of the United Nations, feminists recognized the UN as a venue where they could advance women’s rights. It's now time for a woman to take the helm.
2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.
Women are the most vulnerable to climate change and their rights must be central to all efforts to curb it.
After three years of intense debate and negotiations, governments agreed to a robust, 15-year agenda for global development that promises transformative change for women and girls all over the world.
In a time when funding for women's rights groups in Brazil has dried up, organizations are turning to online activism, public events, and art to continue their work.
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.
There is "girl power" at the UN this week. While the halls of power are still filled with older men, young women are making their mark here, and beyond.