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Female Infanticide

Sneak Attack' Abortion Ban Moves Through House Committee

Posted 04.04.2013 | Miami

Florida lawmakers are one step closer to banning sex- and race-selective abortions, a measure some considered a "sneak attack on a woman's right to ch...

One Woman's Mission: Empowering World's Poorest Girls to Transform World

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

I first met Jin In off a snowy sidewalk near Bryant Park in New York City this past winter. She just returned from Nepal, energized. There, she was ...

Watering Your Neighbor's Garden: The Global War on Baby Girls

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

Increasing the status of women and girls around the world has never been more urgent. Despite sex-selective abortions being banned in both China and India in the late 1990's, the practice continues.

The Case of Japan's Princess Masako Shows Us the Value Still Placed on Sons Over Daughters

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

Today we should not only celebrate how far women have come, but also recognize how much work remains to be done so that we can ensure a secure and safe future for women and girls.