About one in three Jordanian women report experiencing domestic violence but many lack access to services. Now, Jordanian women are getting help in centers set up to treat Syrian refugees.
The internet has been buzzing about Olivia Pope’s abortion on ABC’s "Scandal." But if nearly one-third of American women have an abortion by age 45, why don’t we see more female characters make the same decision?
A cabal of comics and writers have banded together to expose what they describe as "creeps hellbent on destroying access to birth control and abortion."
In Russia, pregnant women are often confined to stark maternity hospitals with little privacy, and where medical practices may be outdated. But the government has plans to make maternity care more modern.
Januka Rasaeli lives in a rural village in Nepal, where women do strenuous chores all day long. Heavily pregnant, she worries her work will put her baby at risk.
The World's multimedia producer Sonia Narang is wrapping up a three-week trip to Nepal where she's been reporting on the difficult lives of women who still abide by centuries-old traditions.