Bringing womens health issues to the forefront in China and Africa
HIV orphans and mosquito nets are what come to most people's minds when they think of health problems in Africa. But widespread women's health problems like fistulas, gender based violence and lack of access to contraceptives lurk just below the surface of public awareness.
Indian state acts against husbands' proxy rule in councils
In the "rule by proxy" culture, women may be elected to local councils and committees, but their husbands still call the shots
Young Men Saying No to Violence against Women in Lebanon
A new generation of Lebanese and Iraqi men took up cameras and spoke out in Beirut last month to call for action to end violence against women. The men were participating in an International Medical Corps' film-making workshop to create, direct, and film television adverts on the topic of violence against women.
Bangalore SlutWalk cancelled as not "part of Indian culture" - report
Women worldwide dress in skimpy clothing for "SlutWalk" demonstrations, campaigning against rape and gender discrimination
VIDEO: Violence hinders Afghanistan women despite protective laws - expert
Sweeta Noori, country director for Women for Women International speaks about some of the problems she says Afghan women face
VIDEO: Violence hinders Afghan women despite protective laws - expert
Sweeta Noori, of Women for Women International in Afghanistan, speaks about some of the problems she says Afghan women face