Although the movement began within political parties, it’s since spread to many other sectors of society such as entertainment and academia. And in some cases, there’s even been a backlash.
The US eases restrictions for fully vaccinated travelers from some countries. Also, Nicaragua's preliminary election results put President Daniel Ortega in the lead by a wide margin, with much of the opposition jailed ahead of the vote. And, Iraq's prime minister survives a drone assassination attempt.
Ain Husniza's video exposing rape culture at her school was viewed at least 1.9 million times, sparking a national conversation on sexual harassment and misogyny.
Several high-profile cases of sexual assault and child rape have bubbled to the surface in recent months. Each story has exposed a common denominator: a culture of silence and complicity in France that has let this kind of abuse continue for years — even decades.
A series of recent social media posts by Iranian women sparked public outrage in Iran and abroad. Some women’s rights activists see an opening to normalize public discussion around taboo subjects.
On Monday night, Colombia’s Constitutional Court voted to uphold a previous ruling that allows the procedure when a woman’s life is at risk, the fetus is malformed or the pregnancy is a result of rape.
Women in cities across Mexico have been protesting almost daily in response to two horrific murders this month. Estefanía Vela Barba, an attorney who directs Intersecta, a Mexico City-based NGO working to end gender discrimination, spoke to our host Marco Werman.
The World has given some thought to the musical trends that have stood out over the past decade. From K-pop to viral videos to a resurgence in vinyl, host Marco Werman highlights some of these trends, and more.
Are fewer women named Nobel laureates just because there have been fewer women scientists?
After three years in jail, 21-year-old Evelyn Hernández from El Salvador was acquitted of murder charges Monday. A victim of rape, she was previously convicted of intentionally inducing an abortion after giving birth to a stillborn son.