Jasmine Garsd is a former reporter for Across Women's Lives.
A pregnant woman from Honduras and her young daughter broke away from a caravan and crossed the Rio Grande to get to the US. Had she done so just a few weeks later, she would have been arrested and separated from her child under a new DHS policy.
As Cecile Richard's tenure at Planned Parenthood comes to a close, she talks with us about the global gag rule and reproductive rights.
"Why is this kid in here?" one man says of the girl he adopted, who lived with her mom in prison until several years ago.
The number of women going to jail in Mexico is on the rise. Many are single moms trying to support their families.
When she accused her coaches and father of verbal and physical abuse, nobody listened.
Protesters in New York share their thoughts about what makes the march different this year and why they participated.
Rongmala Begum, like many of Bangladesh’s garment workers, doesn’t know how old she is. She doesn’t have a birth certificate, which is common for the rural poor here. She thinks she’s in her 40s. She has an identification card, but she can’t read it. Begum is illiterate.
The Rana Plaza collapse made companies and consumers more aware of working conditions in the clothing factories. In some places, reforms have made workers safer, but the changes are far from universal.
In the early hours of Aug. 2, 1995, authorities raided an apartment complex in El Monte and found 72 Thai workers, including Rotchana Sussman, living in virtual slavery while making clothing.
Acree Bell Lassiter was just 17 when she started working in a textile mill in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. Now that mill, like all the mills in her town, is gone.