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Women grow as much as 80% of India’s food – but...

Bansari Kamdar, University of Massachusetts Boston and Shreyasee Das, Temple University Indian women are left behind on farms to...

Women in Afghanistan worry peace accord with Taliban extremists could cost...

Mona Tajali, Agnes Scott College and Homa Hoodfar, Concordia University Three Afghan women who worked at a media company...

Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

Even when they aren’t fired for being pregnant or gay, teachers...

Kyle Greenwalt, Michigan State University Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part...

Mexican women are angry about rape, murder and government neglect –...

Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong and María de la Macarena Iribarne González, University of Wollongong Wearing green bandannas and dousing police in pink glitter,...

Saudi women are fighting for their freedom – and their hard-won...

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Saudi women will soon be allowed to obtain passports and travel without the permission of a male relative. This new regulation,...

Why do Muslim women wear a hijab?

Caitlin Killian, Drew University Nazma Khan, who immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh at age 11, faced years of shaming over wearing a headscarf...

Women’s higher education was pioneered by evangelical Christian leaders

Andrea L. Turpin, Baylor University Southern Baptist Convention leader Paige Patterson was asked to step down early Wednesday morning following a meeting of the board...

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Michael Klare, Hampshire College As experts warn that the world is running out of time to head off severe climate change, discussions of what the...