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Accurate historical inclusion while the comfort women’s voices can still be...

From the more than 200 documented survivors in the late 1990s, less than 40 Filipino comfort women are still alive

Oxfam, partners call for equal future for women

The activity highlighted the importance of women’s participation and leadership in peacebuilding and social healing

Banned from school, Afghan girls turn to madrassas

The number of Islamic schools has grown across Afghanistan since the Taliban returned to power in August 2021

UP ‘Sunflower Run’ in honor of women and children

The "Sunflower Run" aims to remind the world that women and children have rights that need to be protected

Women’s march for equality and justice

What is needed is not only belief in the rights of women and children but action for a change of mind and heart among men and women

Photos: ‘Pedal for People and Planet’

About 1,000 bikers participate in the all-women “Pedal for People and Planet” in Quezon City, Philippines, on March 12, 2023

Thousands of women rally in Pakistan despite legal hurdles

Videos posted on social media showed several police officers baton charging participants as they tried to join the demonstration

Afghan women ‘most repressed in the world,’ says UN mission

Authorities have removed women from all but essential government jobs, or are paying them a fraction of their former salary to stay at home

Photos: Women’s Day observance in the Philippines

Women’s groups in the Philippine capital mark International Women’s Day with activities calling attention to the plight of Filipino women

Rights groups ‘stand in solidarity’ with all women victims of repression

Hundreds of women, women workers, and advocates of women's rights marched in the streets of the capital Manila to raise their demands

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