Newfound empowerment is a potential social lightning rod in a country unaccustomed to such visibility for women
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War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it’s not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders
Femen activists captured widespread public attention for the first time in February 2010 with a topless protest
Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code
A protest being carried out by women in Iran has recently attracted some attention from the internet.
Modern-day counterparts to the strategies newly enfranchised female voters used in the 1920s to strengthen democracy
Censors deleted hundreds of social media posts with the tag “Me too in China” and closed related topic forums
An estimated half-million people turned out to the protest to support women’s rights, reproductive rights, Black Lives Matter, Children’s Rights, to impeach and arrest Donald Trump and much more.
Women and their allies again took to the streets this weekend in dozens of cities across the country
News that Jacinda Ardern will juggle the prime ministership of New Zealand with starting a family was