feminism

Gender roles in pre-war Syria were much more progressive than under ISIS control, with women moving freely and holding high positions in the Assad Regime. But the constitution still included many misogynist clauses. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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A video of ISIS stoning a woman to death last month shocked the world. Having grown up in the region, I wasn't that surprised to see it.

Girls at an orphanage outside of Nakuru, Kenya, celebrate the arrival of their menstrual kits made by the Days for Girls Ocala Florida Chapter. (Photo courtesy Days for Girls)

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Days for Girls International provides feminine-hygiene kits for girls in parts of the world without access to commercial products.

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In a year marked by a political "War on Women" and a spate of sexual violence in India, it's time for an open dialogue...

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Japanese artist Yaoyi Kusama's hallucinatory work is featured in the Elles: SAM exhibit. (Yoyi Kusama, Yellow tree/Living Room, 2010, seen at Aichi Triennale...

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Scotland launches breakup campaign after 300-year relationship with England Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond holds the agreement on a referendum on independence for Scotland,...