The first day of the new Supreme Court term was also the first day on the bench for new Justice Elena Kagan. Women now make up a third of the high court for the first time. Jeffrey Brown talks to three law experts — Paul Butler, Paul Clement and Marcia Coyle — about the high-profile cases on the docket for the coming months. Continue reading
Gwen Ifill talks with two experts familiar with the sexual violence that has occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo over the past decade. Continue reading
In other news Monday, attacks across Afghanistan killed five NATO soldiers, two of whom were Americans. In attacks on Sunday, four U.S. soldiers were killed. Continue reading
A two-year study unveiled in Vienna found that HIV infections in females were cut by 39 percent by using a new vaginal gel. Margaret Warner speaks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for more. Continue reading
Following Tuesday’s series of 12 primaries and run-off elections, Judy Woodruff wraps up the wins and losses across the country with Dan Balz of The Washington Post and Amy Walter of The Hotline. Continue reading
n 2003, Sumeena Nazir founded the Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy, a women’s development agency, in her hometown of Chakwal to provide rural women an opportunity to form support networks in their own neighborhoods.
Women in the developing world could be the next growth market for tobacco companies, the World Health Organization warns on World No Tobacco Day. Continue reading