In Argentina, violence against women is rising nationwide. Prosecutor Marcela Juan is among a number of women trying to solve the problem. Some are working on legislation while others are taking to the streets, making their voices heard.
An attempt to legalize abortion in Argentina failed last year, but the debate is far from over.
Fans chanted "equal pay" after the US women won the World Cup on Sunday. It's the latest event highlighting the gender pay gap, which is a global problem that no country has yet to solve.
Prosecutors say financier Jeffrey Epstein allegedly found underage girls through a man who promised the women modeling contracts in the US. How common is this scheme to snare women into trafficking rings?
In Argentina, a mostly Catholic and conservative country, discussion around sex education has been heated. That’s why a law passed in 2006 to give kids comprehensive sexual education has been sporadically implemented. Until recently, it was ignored and put on the back burner.
A growing movement in the country to combat violence against women has helped bring abortion to the fore.
Argentina has strict laws against abortion. But a movement to decriminalize abortion has gained traction in the predominantly Catholic country in recent years.
The women have made history in two ways. Not only are they the first women from the Pacific Islands to commentate the Women’s World Cup, but they are doing it in their native languages of Bislama and Fijian.
On Tuesday, June 11, when the Chilean women’s national team takes the field in France, it will be a dream most of the players never thought possible.