The hashtag #PayBlackWomen trended this week as authors, nonprofit organizations, elected officials, and social media influencers joined forces to highlight the income inequality and high unemployment rates affecting African-American women.
This summer, the question of sexualized violence at the running of the bulls has been front and center. On Friday, hundreds of Spaniards protested across the country, indicating a growing spirit of resistance against the assaults.
In around 700 demonstrations across the country, people took to the streets on Saturday, June 30 to protest against President Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy that separates immigrant children from their families. Below are photos taken by photojournalist Jenny Warburg during the Families Belong Together March in Washington, where an estimated 35,000 people gathered.
Denmark has passed a series of laws that that subjects certain families—namely, those who live in the heavily Muslim neighborhoods the government has classified as “ghettos”—to new rules and restrictions intended to compel “assimilation” into Danish society.
India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a nee survey of experts. The results come amid a worsening climate of sexual and communal violence in India, including the January rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl.
Women won big in Tuesday’s primaries, securing party nominations in at least 56 races for federal and statewide executive offices. By the end of the night, the United States moved one step closer to electing the first indigenous woman to Congress and was poised to break the glass ceiling in a variety of other races across the country.
On Thursday, activists drew attention to severe restrictions on the right to choose: Women in Belfast took abortion pills, which had been delivered by robot from the Netherlands, in front of the city’s main court buildings.
Adding to a long string of accusations stretching back decades, yet another woman has come forward with claims against R&B singer R. Kelly, alleging that he coerced her into sex, mentally and physically abused her, and deliberately infected her with herpes.