Sawan Dutta has done music for television and stage shows, but the world knows her as Bengali Aunty.
In eastern Ukraine, it's often women who lead families to new homes for safety while their husbands stay behind.
Many believe that women were key to the success of Armenia’s "Velvet Revolution." But that has not translated into greater political representation.
In the very Catholic countries of South America, feminists are fighting to change basic cultural attitudes about women. That’s the case in Paraguay, at the heart of the continent. Two women have paid a personal price to send a message about domestic violence.
Gender-equal governments, which include the same number of men and women as ministry heads and in other cabinet posts, used to be the purview of woman-friendly Nordic countries and highly progressive societies like Canada and Costa Rica. No longer.
Thirty years after a US-backed dictator was overthrown, Paraguayan women still struggle under the oppression he imposed.
Brazil’s household workers have been fighting for their rights for more than a century. Technology might revolutionize their fight.
Over a decade ago, male elders in the Wayuu tribe decided to appoint a woman as its leader. After the success of being led by a female head, the community changed its governance traditions and now exclusively appoints women to lead.
A resolution endorsing breastfeeding became the latest political lightning rod when the Trump administration threatened some countries with a withdrawal of aid if they didn't support a more watered-down version that caves to the infant formula industry.
A new bill seeks to limit surrogacy to altruistic surrogates only, killing a business that injects $400 billion into the Indian economy every year.