Correspondent, Across Women's Lives
Allison Herrera is a multimedia reporter living in Minneapolis. She's covered issues ranging from the environment to women in prison. Before joining PRI, Herrera worked in Oklahoma covering Native American communities for KOSU Radio. Her project Invisible Nations was part of AIR's Localore project Finding America.
The ruling effectively ends a decadeslong debate over citizenship status in the largest tribe in the country.
Argentina has strict laws against abortion. But a movement to decriminalize abortion has gained traction in the predominantly Catholic country in recent years.
It's been called an epidemic that has gone on for generations. Indigenous women, disappearing in both the US and Canada. Until the last few years, the public has paid little attention to their stories. But the families of these missing and murdered women are demanding to be heard — and counted.
The documentary "Surviving R. Kelly" brought attention to African American girls who were victims of sexual abuse by an older man. For those in the Ethiopian community, the film opened up the floodgates.
Several former players for the Vancouver Whitecaps women's soccer team have come forward to say the club has mishandled accusations of bullying and sexually suggestive behavior by a former coach. Host Carol Hills speaks to one of the former Whitecaps players, Ciara McCormack.
On Tuesday, the UN Security Council passed a resolution condemning sexual violence in war. It should have been an uncontroversial vote.
Pamela Green is the director of a new film about Guy-Blaché called “Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache.” She says Guy-Blaché changed the course of cinema.
Kagame pardoned 367 women who were jailed because they had an abortion. The order was widely praised by women and human rights activists.
Automation is expected to make many jobs disappear in the future. And according to a recent study, women are more vulnerable to job loss than men.
We asked The World's women readers and listeners what they think about when they travel alone. They told us — and shared some incredible photos from their adventures.
Online travel platforms can connect you to amazing experiences. They’re also valuable when you want to find out if a business is worth the money or if a hotel has clean sheets. But when there’s a serious safety concern somewhere, it’s unclear whether the platform will alert you.