In Peru, in Nepal and around the world, millions of women already face a daily struggle to put food on the table because of discrimination and inequality. Climate change is making their situation worse -- much, much worse.
Her face has been kissed by Time. Every crease and line around her eyes records a moment in her life, like the delicate rings in a tree trunk. With what little she has, she still gives what she can. She is Um Fawaz, from a village in Jordan.
Over my lifetime, women have demonstrated repeatedly that they can do anything that men can do, while still managing traditional women's work at the same time. But the same expansion of roles has not been available to men.
We've invited some of our most influential women bloggers to reflect on the accomplishments and struggles facing women. From Queen Noor of Jordan to Eve Ensler, the voices are as varied and impassioned as you'd expect.
One hundred years ago, 146 young immigrant workers died in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory fire. The value of the past is learning to avoid mistakes of the future. We need to listen; we need to remember.
Feminist Coming Out Day rises above the stigma and contradictions that muddle so many conversations on sexism, and the power of the event lies in its one simple assertion that feminism is pertinent today.
To help celebrate this centenary of International Women's Day, I went through my interviews and compiled a selection of quotes to remind us why we all benefit when we stand up to empower women and girls.
For women and girls to thrive in urban settings, thoughtful multi-sectoral strategies must be applied, from ensuring safe transport to school for teenage girls, to training law enforcement personnel to handle domestic violence cases.
Since childhood, women's health mattered to me. When I was 10 years old, my mother developed thyroid cancer. I will never forget visiting her at the hospital and feeling helpless against this disease. It was then that I decided to become a doctor.
How will we be remembered in another 100 years? Will this be the Congress that spent wisely and honored commitments, or did not pay the slightest bit of attention while women were senselessly dying around us?