Carmen Zorrilla, an obstetrician in San Juan, Puerto Rico's main public hospital and the principal investigator at the Maternal-Infant Studies Center, heard of several unplanned home births after the storm. It worried her.
Not only are single women emerging as a growing and critical aspect of the economy in cities around the world, they are also driving increasingly unaffordable real estate markets. But women at the other end of the income spectrum, particularly single mothers, bear the brunt of gentrification.
President Donald Trump says an “epic” trade deal with China is near completion. Many say Trump is overselling any agreement. And new research shows that the tariffs are taking a toll with a clear loser: US consumers.
Along England's coast, the Leave vote had been particularly strong during the 2016 Brexit referendum. And despite years of controversial negotiations between London and Brussels, most people photographer Clodagh Kilcoyne spoke to said they still wanted to get out of Europe.
Perhaps 20 percent of motorcyclists in the United States are now women, according to a recent study from the Motorcycle Industry Council. But riding is still largely considered a hobby for men. It’s hard for women to break in.
Meet the Muslim clerics in Indonesia who have reached rock-star status. With millions of followers, could this movement to promote strict interpretations of Islam shatter Indonesia’s pluralistic society?