Investing in women is not a luxury; it is important for human rights, for progress, for a country's success.
The kind of love-of-neighbor Jesus taught is neither wimpy nor namby pamby. It takes action.
"I don't think there is a civil society in Afghanistan. There are many people from overseas who are working in Afghanistan, but they will leave as soon as there is some turbulence."
Arthur: Ah Jill, my favorite New York Times, 60-year-old woman journalist, come on in! Jill: Wish you wouldn't call me that, but hey, why did you want to see me?
At WomanCare Global, we empower women to choose whether and when they'll have children. We want to ensure that every aspect of the supply chain has been audited and addressed.
If making Josh was a journey for Iram as a first-time filmmaker, all the grassroots promotion she's done has been another adventure in itself. Her enthusiasm and work ethic are impressive and make clear how strongly Iram believes -- as well she should -- in the value of her art.
"The most important factor is the conservatism that prevails with respect to social issues. Lack of education and economic poverty are other factors. Women are consistently used as a means of labor in families."
The written word is a vehicle for social change. The stroke of a pen can incite a call to action against unquestioned forms of injustice. For decades, journalism has been used as a medium to advance women's rights movements.
"The key to our success, as testified by history, is our national unity. We must protect our Islamic unity and brotherhood and adhere to it."
Maybe, in some small way, Asante's Belle will lead men the world over to recognize that equality and justice for all of humankind is the foundation of freedom, democracy and peace. Asante's Belle reminds us that women are as free by nature as the men we give life to.
There will be plenty of opportunities for sexual experiences on campus. The hook-up culture is seductive, but don't let wanting to be cool influence your decisions about sex.
Sorry, but I have to say this: Am I the only left-leaning person who finds Michelle Obama's #BringBackOurGirls tweet to be smug, opportunistic and worse than useless?
"Poverty, violence, ignorance, plunder, and deception are the fruits of the class society, based on profit-making at any cost."
Don't wear a short skirt, you might get raped. Don't be a smart girl, you might get kidnapped. As crazy as these statements sound, there is more truth...
This horrific act offends our common humanity and demands global outrage and action. We have a responsibility to rally behind the parents, people and government of Nigeria and bring the girls back home to safety.
"Against such a backdrop of fundamental, structural changes, the Taliban will not be able to dominate Afghanistan again. The free people of Afghanistan would never allow that scenario to be repeated."