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‘Roma’s’ Yalitza Aparicio wanted to be a teacher. Now she’s an Oscar nominee.

Aparicio is the first indigenous Mexican woman to receive a nod for best actress

She made history by stepping foot inside a holy Indian temple. Her family locked her out of the house.

All but one of her five siblings stopped speaking to her. Police now shadow her for her protection.

After years of war, terror takes a back seat to love in Pakistan this Valentine’s Day

Love is simply part of a Pakistani February this year

Maria Ressa, Philippine journalist who was one of Time’s people of the year, arrested on libel charges

Critics have called the arrest an assault on free press in the country

Lily Lines: The country using ‘curvy’ women to attract tourists

Plus, the biggest moments from the Grammy Awards

Former president of Costa Rica Óscar Arias Sánchez is accused of sexual assault by two women

The #MeToo movement meets one of Costa Rica’s most respected leaders

In its highest-profile #MeToo case to date, South Korea just jailed a prominent politician

An Hee-jung was sentenced to prison on charges of repeatedly raping a female aide

For single Chinese women, the Lunar New Year can heighten anxiety and the fear of facing their families

‘Leftover' is a term used in many parts of Asia for women who haven’t married by their mid-20s

My friend Loujain al-Hathloul deserves the Nobel Peace Prize. Here’s why.

She and other imprisoned Saudi women’s rights activists face torture and sexual abuse

A Japanese company made Naomi Osaka look white in an ad. That was no accident.

Japan has a track record of squandering opportunities to embrace the country’s growing diversity