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These two young sisters used their wilderness training to survive in the woods

Eager to play outside and hike, they eventually realized they were lost

‘If anyone can improve the situation, it’s her’: Amsterdam’s first female mayor wants to make sex work safer

Femke Halsema is crafting a plan to address crime and crowds in Amsterdam’s red light district

‘A true hero’ paid for dozens of Chicago’s homeless to stay in a hotel during the polar vortex. The gift was anonymous.

The donor put up about 70 homeless people in a hotel on the city’s South Side

In India, female college students are fighting for the right to stay out after dark

Women on campuses are protesting to abolish restrictive rules and curfews

The shutdown is over. But its length left women at risk of domestic violence feeling trapped.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline has seen a spike in calls and messages this month

‘It’s amazing, the will of that 13-year-old’: Missing teen found alive three months after her parents were killed

Authorities did not say how Jayme Closs escaped her captor, only that she fled on foot

This young Saudi woman fled to Bangkok, alleging abuse from her family. A social media campaign helped her avoid deportation.

The United Nations’ refugee agency will assess Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun’s asylum claim

She was killed on a run. Her fiance is left to live the rest of his life without her.

Wendy Martinez, 35, was fatally stabbed in September

A California family fled Camp Fire. Their home survived — and became a makeshift hospital.

Thirteen people took refuge from the fire in the family’s garage