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Lily Lines: One of the world’s ‘least feminist’ countries may surprise you

Plus, a female sprinter becomes India’s first openly gay athlete

Alabama doctors could face prison under the new abortion ban. These are some of the countries that have similar laws.

In many countries around the world, abortion is essentially banned

Beth Carvalho, Brazil’s ‘godmother of samba,’ dies at 72

She filled soccer stadiums with her followers, battled music-industry machismo and championed overlooked composers

This Nakba Day, I’m reflecting on what my Palestinian family lost at Israel’s founding — and what it means for me

Three generations later, the Nakba seems both long ago and ever present

When they rolled into Rwanda, the Throttle Queens drew stares. These female motorcyclists are on a mission.

Founded in 2017, this African biker club is set on empowering women and encouraging them to ride

‘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

This film shows two teen girls in Nairobi falling in love. It was banned in Kenya, where same-sex relationships are illegal.

‘Rafiki’ marks the breakthrough of a filmmaker with exhilarating, courageous vision

Two high-profile cases in India highlight the limits of the #MeToo movement

On Monday, India’s chief justice was cleared of sexual harassment claims

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is engaged to her longtime partner, Clarke Gayford

Reuters reported that her spokesman said she began wearing the ring over Easter

India’s top judge has been accused of sexual harassment, engulfing the country’s Supreme Court in turmoil

The case highlights the country’s absence of clear mechanisms for dealing with such claims against judges