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
Cervical cancer is one of the main causes of death for women in Peru, where screening for the disease is sporadic. Now, health workers are considering low-tech and low-cost options that could make a difference in poor rural areas. Continue reading
The occupation of young women of leisure was primarily to prove themselves worthy wives, which included accomplishment at the (approved) fine arts. But hold the judgement; these Victorian women weren’t nearly as stuffy, bored or boring as you might think. Harnessing a popular new trend, they applied a creative, modern (before there was such a thing) approach to the traditional arts of drawing and painting.