On the predominantly Catholic island, abortion is illegal under all circumstances. During the pandemic, activists have strengthened networks to increase access to abortion information and services.
The Iron Dames is one of just three all-female teams in the world. Far from a marketing gimmick, they’ve already qualified for big-name races and hope to lead the way for future female pilots.
They are more likely to go without food so others in their family can eat. And, for them, hunger leads to other dangers.
Abortion has been legal in Turkey since 1983, but the ruling AK Party and president have been chipping away at access to the procedure over the past decade.
For the first time in two decades, members of the Afghan negotiating team are officially meeting with the Taliban to work out a peace agreement. There are only four women on the team, and they say they carry a heavy responsibility on behalf of women in their country.
In the early 1960s, Ginsburg traveled to Sweden, and learned Swedish, to work on a law project with a Swedish scholar, Anders Bruzelius. Her observations of Swedish society opened up her eyes to the possibilities for women's equality in the United States.
The government cites conservative values as the reason for policing music and dancing clips on the trendy video-sharing platform.
Clashes throughout North America about the racial slur "squaw" is starting to lead to place name changes.
The pandemic worsened but did not create this problem: Latin America has long been among the world’s deadliest places to be a woman.
Poland is considered the worst country in the European Union in terms of gay rights.