In Afghanistan, women and democracy have made gains. But a recent murder and brawl indicate that progress is tenuous.

A woman was killed on a Kabul street and a a chaotic brawl broke out in parliament

Muhlaysia Booker, a transgender woman who survived a brutal beating last month, was fatally shot over the weekend

A video of her assault brought national attention to the plight of the LGBTQ black community

‘We cannot afford to lose any more time’: Sweden reopens rape case against Julian Assange

The allegations date back to August 2010, when the WikiLeaks founder was accused of sexual misconduct and assault by two Swedish women

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scandal, saying her daughter had no part in the scheme

The government is reportedly recommending four months in prison for Huffman and a $20,000 fine

Authorities are on the search for Maleah Davis, a 4-year-old. Her stepfather says he was knocked unconscious before she was taken.

Police say she may have been abducted by three men in a blue pickup, but are relying entirely on information provided by her stepfather

The mundane injustices in ‘The Question Authority’ will reignite your #MeToo rage

The novel’s setting is a fictional artsy private school in Brooklyn Heights

This woman was arrested for dumping 7 puppies in the trash in Coachella, authorities say

The puppies survived thanks to a passerby who found them just in time

This 18-year-old accused her teacher of assaulting her. Then she was burned alive.

‘I will fight this crime ‘till my last breath,’ she said

This British woman is facing a jail sentence in Dubai for calling her ex’s new wife a ‘horse’ on Facebook 3 years ago

The case has turned attention to the United Arab Emirates’ strict laws and the penalties those traveling there can face