Abigail Haworth

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This Woman Is Single-Handedly Eradicating Child Marriage from Malawi
In Malawi, one in two girls is subject to arranged marriage before the age of 18. As a high-ranking woman in a man's world, Chief There…
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Dial-a-Fatwa: This Female Hotline Answers Women's Questions About Islam

"Our basic message to Muslim women is that they often have much more power and freedom than they think."

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The Lady Detectives of Delhi

A growing group of unlikely spies emerges in India.

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Why Straight Women Are Marrying Each Other

In the Mara region of northern Tanzania, Abigail Haworth discovers an empowering tribal tradition undergoing a modern revival.

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Meet the One-Woman Syrian Rescue Mission

As the migrant crisis continues to swell in Europe, many refugees put their faith in Moroccan-Italian activist Nawal Soufi.

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My Mom and I Share the Same Husband
A mother and daughter having sex with the same man may sound hard to believe, but it's a necessity for women in one Bangladeshi tribe. …
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And Then They Were Gone: What Life Has Been Like for the Women Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Left...
A year ago this month, the plane disappeared without a trace—and these women's lives have never been the same.
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"If They Capture Me, They Will Execute Me at Once": Meet the Iraqi Woman Standing Up to ISIS
Politician Vian Dakhil's efforts to stand in the way of the Islamic State's genocidal war on the Yazidi people have made her a prime ta…
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South Sudan: Band of Sisters
With this month marking South Sudan's third anniversary as the world's newest nation, we talk to model NYKHOR PAUL about her campaign t…
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What Afghanistan's Presidential Election Means for Women's Rights
One politician wages a campaign for greater women's rights.
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My Mom Sold My Virginity

Inside Cambodia's highly secretive upmarket virgin trade.

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Double Trouble: Where Girls Face the Most Risk
Typhoon Haiyan dealt a one-two punch to young women in the Philippines
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Filter: She's Out on Patrol
One year after the death of a New Delhi student in a brutal gang rape, India's women are striking back. But is vigilante-style action t…
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Prostitution Problems
Switzerland's plan to keep prostitutes safe.
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The Crying Game
Weep for a living? This professional mourner does.
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No Sex and the City
They're young, single, and totally available, but Japan's 20-and 30-somethings are choosing celibacy over hookups and dating. Why is th…
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Where the Boys Are
In China, a cultural preference for boys has created such a severe gender imbalance that unmarried men will soon outnumber unmarried wo…
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15 in a Billion
With 1.4 billion citizens, mainland China is the world's most populous countryand home to one in five women on our planet, from rice fa…