women's rights


Global Politics

Meet the Nobel Peace Prize winner you don't know

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to 17-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, the now-famous advocate for education, but it wasn't her prize alone. Few people know of Kailash Satyarthis, the Indian anti-child labor activist who shared the award with her.


Women in India agitate for their right to pee

About 600 million Indians live without toilets, and women and girls bear the brunt of that shortage. While men can and do relieve themselves almost anywhere, many women must choose between scarce, dangerous public facilities or expensive pay toilets when they need to pee.