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Developing countries need a new approach to tackle period stigma, critics say

Providing pads and cups to girls isn’t enough

Saudi teen who fled her family starts new life in Canada with a new name

The 18-year-old’s escape during a family holiday in Kuwait drew worldwide attention

These communities are almost entirely without men. Meet the Syrian women taking over.

Turkey has the largest refugee population in the world. These are the women fighting for a future there.

There are more female lawmakers than ever, but America is still below the world average

The United States sits at 74th place in the latest Inter-Parliamentary Union rankings

‘We know exactly what Rahaf is feeling’: Friend of Saudi woman granted asylum in Canada speaks out

‘I told her we will save her and never forget her’

Lily Lines: Here’s how patriarchy hurts men

Plus, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard announces her run for president

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, the Saudi woman who fled her family, is granted asylum in Canada

Several countries said they could welcome Alqunun as a refu­gee, but she preferred Canada

Three potential reasons why Thailand allowed asylum-seeking Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun to stay

The country is usually no friend to asylum seekers

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, Saudi 18-year-old fleeing her family, will be considered for resettlement in Australia

The decision does not grant automatic refugee status, but it makes a positive asylum decision far more likely

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