A third of children under the age of five in Burkina Faso are chronically malnourished, something that the Ministry of Health says is not always due to lack of food, […]
Women Find a Green Midas Touch. On a hot and humid day in northwestern Bangladesh, Anisa Begum sits with a group of 25 homemakers, explaining how to use natural fertilisers […]
Post-menopausal women who walk for an hour a day can cut their chance of breast cancer significantly, a study has suggested.
Josephine Sabina Lekuton grew up in Karare, a small drought-threatened village in rural northern Kenya, where people historically relied on livestock for their livelihoods. Both of her parents died, leaving […]
On Tuesday, after an onslaught of tweets and emails and facing a growing advertising boycott, Facebook agreed to do more to combat gender-based hate speech.
IPS – Native Women Bring Solar Energy to Chile’s Atacama Desert | Inter Press Service. Three indigenous communities from the Chilean highlands have just received solar panels, which will be […]
In the lofty library of the Royal Society in London, and on laptops across the world, a mass attempt is being made on Friday to correct a gross injustice – […]
The U.S. government on Thursday marked International Women’s Day by recognizing 10 women who are fighting for human rights and equality.
For Female Ex-Cons, College Degrees and New Lives. “I never imagined I would end up in prison,” says Vivian Nixon. “I was supposed to go to law school, or be […]
The Josephine beauty parlor in northern Paris is celebrating its first birthday Thursday and the success of a simple idea: When life is ugly, make women feel beautiful.