Even if presidential candidate Hilary Clinton wins, America will have a long way to go toward equal representation.
With approximately 500,000 underground abortions each year, Argentina's government and the Catholic Church have created a moral paradox of immense proportions.
As Iraq stands on the brink of a civil war, honor killing cases fade quietly into the background.
Human trafficking is big business, bringing in $32 billion annually. In 2012, the Thai government prosecuted just 27 cases, obtaining 10 convictions.
In Nigeria, abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 procedures happen every year despite opposition from Muslims and Christians.
The ongoing trial is the first of its kind for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With 39 soldiers standing accused before the military court, it is the largest rape proceeding