Across much of the world—including one remote Nigerian village—the availability of family planning will largely depend on the outcome of the U.S. presidential election.
Panama came up with a novel—and uniquely discriminatory—public health measure to combat the coronavirus.
Lockdowns and an easy supply of weapons have been a fatal combination for Mexican women.
The coronavirus has created more people vulnerable to exploitation by traffickers—and revealed the world’s unpreparedness to protect them.
The Trump administration’s sanctions have made it impossible for Iranian medical personnel to keep themselves safe amid the pandemic.
Informal workers propped up the country’s economy—until they were suddenly struggling to survive.
The United States has joined with a group of authoritarian countries in opposing not just abortion, but also basic medical vocabulary that applies to women.
Malnutrition is passed from one generation to the next between mother and child—unless someone commits to stopping the deadly cycle.
Some of their ideas are effective, some are strange—and some could make the problem even worse.
Why fixing the second issue isn’t possible without addressing the first.
Big investors are starting to use a new metric to assess financial risk: rates of gender-based violence.
The U.S. government has just released a highly anticipated human rights report that whitewashes the effects of its own policies.
A shift in how police departments handle complaints about men could save the lives of countless women.