Could high bride prices be fueling global terrorism, conflict and instability? Yes, say two academics in a new article published in MIT Press Journals. And they say the US should wake up and address it.
“What this virus has taught is that you can be a researcher, you can design something amazing … and then people don’t use it.” That's the challenge facing medical researchers looking for ways for women to protect themselves from HIV infection.
South Africa has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. For 20 years, talk radio shows have been giving advice on how to stop the spread of the virus. But are South Africans listening?
More than 30,000 children were kidnapped during Uganda's civil war, and many were forced to become child soldiers. Today, the country grapples with a complicated question: how to judge their atrocities.
An archivist found more than 2,000 notebooks left behind in Harvard University storage for 50 years. Now, she’s working to make sure the notebooks from Harvard’s first women astronomers are available to the world.
In a country of African Brazilian majority and a male-only government, and after the impeachment of a democratically elected female president, black women are rising up during FLIP 2017, the most important literature festival in Brazil.
There's a lot to celebrate right now in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Mortality rates have been slashed, and for the first time ever, more people are getting treatment than not. But for women and young girls, the news is still grim.