Women’s Rights

Reina Martinez Olivares (right) with her granddaughter. (Photo by Liliana Caracoza)

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A visit to an impoverished village in Veracruz uncovers a shared trauma, and the shared strength to overcome abuse.

Reina Martinez Olivares (right) with her granddaughter. (Photo by Liliana Caracoza)

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Una visita a un pueblo empobrecido en Veracruz revela un trauma, y la fuerza compartida para superar el abuso. Read in English Ser capaz de admitir que...

Samia El-Moslimany, an American woman who has lived most of her life in the Middle East and has dual citizenship in Saudi Arabia, was detained by Saudi police while participating in a driving protest in October. Women are prohibited by custom, but not by law, to drive in Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

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 A quick trip around the block in Saudi Arabia landed Burien resident Samia El-Moslimany in jail — and put her at the forefront of...

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For millions of women and girls in poor countries, collecting water for their families each day is not just a chore—it's a symbol of...

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Women sing at a Women's Day Celebration in Kenya, where topics from equality, child marriage and abortion were tackled. (Photo via Flickr by...