Burma’s Women Are Still Fighting for Their Rights

The country's most famous politician may be a woman, but Burma remains firmly in the grip of patriarchy.


Activists: Women Accused of Witchcraft Are First Females Beheaded by Islamic State

Human rights activists monitoring Syria's war said Tuesday that two women were beheaded by the Islamic State, a first for the extremists controlling territory in Syria and Iraq.


Stop Treating Female Service Members as Victims

They’re soldiers. And we should start showing them the respect they deserve.


Is There Hope for Afghanistan’s Other Daughters?

The latest round of convictions in the brutal public murder of an Afghan woman was mob justice -- not real change.

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Afghanistan’s Missing Link: Women Leaders

Afghan women can't be left out of the negotiations concerning the future of Afghanistan. Both President Obama and President Ghani need to address the historic role of the United States in perpetuating the abject status of Afghan women.

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