Child marriage in Southeast Asia

In late October, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad issued a directive to state officials: raise the minimum age for marriage to eighteen...

Gender quotas on the march

Christine Blasey Ford was 100 percent certain Judge Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school. Kavanaugh was 100 percent certain he...

Arab women’s rights

In late June, the first Saudi women to legally drive a car in the kingdom started their engines and took off down the road. The lifting of Saudi...

India’s girl shortage [rebroadcast]

In the next decade, India may pass China to become the world’s most populous country. But there’s something odd about India’s population....

India’s witch hunts

For many, witch trials may seem like a relic of early colonial America. But in fact witch-hunting is still a feature of rural life today in many some...