FEATURE-Zimbabwe's widows left in the cold as in-laws seize property
The majority of women in rural areas are in unregistered customary marriages and are living under customary law, which offers no protection when it comes to property
FEATURE-Women lead sugar fight as Cambodia sours on land deals
About 40,000 hectares, home to 25 villages and nearly 25,000 people, were leased to Chinese sugar companies in 2011, leaving many with nothing
Indian farmers' widows suffer threats to children over land - report
Widows face a lot of bias particularly in rural areas, where they are considered inauspicious and a burden to the husband's family
EXCLUSIVE-Brazil's Chapecoense air crash widows decry 'abandonment'
SOCCER-BRAZIL/CHAPECOENSE (EXCLUSIVE, TV, PIX):EXCLUSIVE-Brazil's Chapecoense air crash widows decry 'abandonment'
Women leaders wangle water taps, security in India's slums
"I am illiterate, I cannot read, but I know now how to talk to officials and the developer and tell them what we want, and make sure they deliver"
FEATURE-Colombia's City of Women rebuilds homes and hopes
"We had to fight to build our own homes. Some people said women weren't capable of doing this"
Despite murderous attacks, Tanzania's 'witches' fight for land
Attacks on women denounced as witches, often by hired thugs or vengeful relatives, continue despite efforts to crack down on the killings
Growing runner beans to avert child marriage, trafficking in eastern India
"My sister got married when she was 15 years old. I didn't want to get married that young," said 17-year-old Sarjana Biswas, as she tended a small garden
Old loves highlight Japan and Vietnam's new bonds
VIETNAM-WW2/JAPAN (PIX, TV):Old loves highlight Japan and Vietnam's new bonds
U.S. wage gap puts rentals out of reach of single women - research
In only two of the largest U.S. cities the median income of single women can pay for an apartment