Claudia Cappa told VOA's Frances Alonzo that ending FGM can be as simple as having couples, families and communities talk to each other about it
John Hendra spoke to VOA’s Frances Alonzo about the need for a concerted effort to challenge cultural attitudes and find ways to distribute household work
The Fistula Foundation supports women with fistulas, telling every woman with so afflicted that it is possible to be cured and feel hopeful once again
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is unveiling a new campaign to promote the involvement of men in taking a stand for women's rights
Neonatologist Jow Lawn spoke to VOA’s Frances Alonzo and outlined a simple but effective intervention to reduce newborn deaths in Asia
Beate Andrees of the ILO explained to VOA’s Frances Alonzo the difference between slavery and forced labor, and why it matters
VOA’s Frances Alonzo talked to the owner of MarieBelle, Maribel Lieberman, about her leap from lower Manhattan to Kyoto, Japan and her passion for chocolate
Only 16% of the 2,500 delegates who attended the World Economic Forum conference were women; VOA's Frances Alonzo spoke to Carol Yost about this trend
Police said the tourist was asking for directions back to her hotel when several men lured her to a secluded area and attacked her
National Commission for Child Protection says 21 girls between 14 and 16 have been caught working as 'mamis' this year
Women taxi drivers provide comfort and safety desired by many Muslim, non-Muslim ladies alike
After winning some concessions, women still face uphill battle in Arab societies with long-standing culture of male domination
VOA Middle East speaks to Muslim women in the US about the challenges that come with balancing faith, established societal norms
Computer security expert suggests “behavior layer” to improve internet safety.
A U.S. aviation security expert is calling on U.S.-bound passengers to be more receptive to the use of body scans.
Humanitarian organization in Copenhagen pushes for gender equality in final climate change treaty