How did patriarchy become common around the world, and can we change the dominance of men in societies? Science journalist Angela Saini explores these questions in her new book, "The Patriarchs; The Origins of Inequality."
Turkish shoppers at the popular store, Zara, were recently surprised when some of the clothing came with tags that read, "I made this item you are going to buy, but I didn't get paid for it."
For some women from conservative Muslim families, US health care practices can clash with what they are used to.
There's a lot to celebrate right now in the fight against HIV and AIDS. Mortality rates have been slashed, and for the first time ever, more people are getting treatment than not. But for women and young girls, the news is still grim.
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.
Bee has a reputation for calling politicians out for sexism and a lack of commitment to the advancement of women around the world, to say the least. So her alt-WHCD is sure to be heavy on the women's rights.
In Guatemala, a controversial child trafficking trial starts for Nancy Bailey.
"In France, we talk constantly about Muslims, especially Muslim women, but you never get to hear us." That's why some French Muslim women started the online magazine, Lallab.
If you are an immigrant woman, can you still report domestic abuse and sexual assault without fear of deportation?