Lyudmila Alexeyeva, an iconic leader of the Russian human rights movement, dies at 91

She was a forceful opponent of the Kremlin for half a century

In Egypt, complaining about sexual harassment can get you arrested as a terrorist

Women like Amal Fathy and May El Shamy have been persecuted for speaking out

Lily Lines: This leads to almost half of the murders of women

Plus, a live birth that was the first of its kind

Her father built a Chinese tech empire. She’s primed to take it over.

Meng Wanzhou is chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies

Susie Goodall, the lone woman in a round-the-world sailing competition, is stranded

The closest rescue ship is at least two days away

A court said the ‘wolf pack’ case in Spain was nonconsensual sex, not rape. People are demanding justice.

The case involves a group of men videotaping themselves sexually assaulting an 18-year-old

How aviation became a leader in India’s fight for gender parity

‘The machine knows no difference’

Forced sterilizations of Indigenous women in Canada are nothing short of genocide

They must end now

Three women and their children made it to the border — but their fate still hangs in limbo

Members from the caravan wrestle with entering the U.S. illegally, or waiting for months

After an Indian woman tried to report her assault to police, her attackers set her on fire

In India, reporting sexual assault can result in being ignored, harassed or worse