For 15 years, Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe has been picking up the broken pieces of girls' lives and putting them back together. She's helped thousands of girls in Uganda — now she's helping girls fleeing civil war in South Sudan.
During Uganda's armed conflict, tens of thousands of children were abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army. Now they are adults, and many of them have returned. But after spending formative years in the wilderness — can they fully come back?
Facebook may be one reason why the numbers of Nigerian women trafficked into Europe is growing. Many prostitutes hide the realities of their life, and present only a glamorous side for friends and family back home.
Trafficking is now the third-largest international criminal activity, with $32 billion annually in profit, and millions of people affected. And it's growing. Across Women's Lives tells this story by giving voice to the women themselves in a 12-part, global multimedia series that starts May 18.
Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia this week. It's his first international trip as president — and many think it's what motivated a sudden announcement by the Saudi king that male guardianship laws restricting women will be reviewed.
Bee has a reputation for calling politicians out for sexism and a lack of commitment to the advancement of women around the world, to say the least. So her alt-WHCD is sure to be heavy on the women's rights.