Christina Asquith is the former editor for PRI's Across Women's Lives project and the founder and director of the Fuller Project for International Reporting.
Could high bride prices be fueling global terrorism, conflict and instability? Yes, say two academics in a new article published in MIT Press Journals. And they say the US should wake up and address it.
As the global population climbs, family planning advocates make a plea to step up efforts to give women and adolescent girls access to contraception.
In her weekly column, AWL editorial director Christina Asquith surveys how US foreign policy is increasingly becoming a male-dominated arean
In this week's Across Women's Lives column, editorial director Christina Asquith discusses women in war, the healthcare bill and Nabra Hassenen's murder in Virginia
Until men start doing more care work around the house, everyday is Father's Day, these male feminists say.
Both London and Washington are often dominated by men, but while the Brits elected more women on Thursday, in DC we got a look at the man's world it can be.
As the planet continues to warm, it brings about rising sea levels, increased floods, drought, migration and civil war, and women and girls in developing nations are bearing the brunt of these consequences — already.
Trafficking is now the third-largest international criminal activity, with $32 billion annually in profit, and millions of people affected. And it's growing. Across Women's Lives tells this story by giving voice to the women themselves in a 12-part, global multimedia series that starts May 18.
Business, Finance & Economics
Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia this week. It's his first international trip as president — and many think it's what motivated a sudden announcement by the Saudi king that male guardianship laws restricting women will be reviewed.
Threats to cut US spending on development abroad would impact women and girls. Across Women's Lives has analyzed the numbers.