"In the Continuum" reaches across continents to track the separate lives of two young women, one African and the other African-American, as they deal with the grave realities of the AIDS epidemic.
By PBS NewsHour
Some 300 women gathered on the streets of Afghanistan's capital this week to protest a controversial new law that critics say legalizes marital rape and restricts a woman's right to work outside the home.
One in every five homicides in Pakistan is a so-called "honor killing," according to a new epidemiological study published in the European Journal of Public Health.
By Admin and PBS NewsHour
Sen. Hillary Clinton suspended her run for president Saturday, ending the most successful campaign by a female presidential candidate for a major political party in U.S. history.
America's first female House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., met with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah and members of the all male Shura Council on Thursday where she discussed the inclusion of women in the nation's politics.
Harvard President Lawrence Summers faced intense criticism for remarks he made about the shortage of women in the sciences and engineering at a Jan. 14 closed-door conference.
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