Christina Asquith is the former editor for PRI's Across Women's Lives project and the founder and director of the Fuller Project for International Reporting.
Could high bride prices be fueling global terrorism, conflict and instability? Yes, say two academics in a new article published in MIT Press Journals. And they say the US should wake up and address it.
Both London and Washington are often dominated by men, but while the Brits elected more women on Thursday, in DC we got a look at the man's world it can be.
As the planet continues to warm, it brings about rising sea levels, increased floods, drought, migration and civil war, and women and girls in developing nations are bearing the brunt of these consequences — already.
Trafficking is now the third-largest international criminal activity, with $32 billion annually in profit, and millions of people affected. And it's growing. Across Women's Lives tells this story by giving voice to the women themselves in a 12-part, global multimedia series that starts May 18.
Donald Trump is visiting Saudi Arabia this week. It's his first international trip as president — and many think it's what motivated a sudden announcement by the Saudi king that male guardianship laws restricting women will be reviewed.
Threats to cut US spending on development abroad would impact women and girls. Across Women's Lives has analyzed the numbers.
In slashing financial support for the United Nations Population Fund, the Trump administration revived nefarious claims that the agency supports coercive abortion of girls. What's behind this claim.
A steady erosion of the rights of women and girls could increase if Turkey becomes a dictatorship, human rights advocates say. Or, it could get even worse.
Russia’s domestic violence numbers stopped this journalist in her tracks.
Ashton Kutcher's Thorn is just one of the latest tech tools, partnering with the likes of Google, Pinterest and Facebook, to help identify and rescue children, and possibly catch predators.
The US has always played a major role in women's rights worldwide. What will the US position be under the Donald Trump administration?