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
INTERVIEW-Give women land to build lasting peace in Guatemala - Nobel laureate
Across Latin America just one percent of farms and estates control more than half of the region's productive land
FEATURE-Nicaraguan women 'like farm animals' despite promised land reform
Many women are locked out of land while others say they are treated worse than the animals they tend
Women farmers in northern India battle tradition, self-doubt to own land
"With the land, I will have some security, some rights. I will not be any less than my husband, but his equal"
FEATURE-Domestic violence rife amid Cambodia land conflicts - rights group
Domestic violence is plaguing Cambodian communities beset by land conflicts, a report says