From Ukraine to Mexico, women across the world are finding creative ways to break cycles of violence in their communities.
History has shown that when Latinos feel threatened, they fight back—with their voices and voting power.
When the members of Khebez Dawle fled Syria, they never expected they’d soon be playing sold out shows across Europe.
To create meaningful change, we must look beyond high-profile cases and ask why certain police-civilian encounters occur at all.
Along the Kenya-Somalia border, people have been displaced for decades. A new book profiles nine Somali refugees to explain the political forces that keep them—and hundreds of thousands more—from getting out.
In Turkey, a soap opera is informing women of their rights and challenging cultural assumptions about marriage.
Car washes are the “wild, wild West” of workplace regulation. The Car Wash Accountability Act will improve that—if it is ever implemented.
In his speech delivered in Seattle, YES! reporter Marcus Harrison Green acknowledges that realizing King’s dream will require more than kind words and promises.
In the first episode of their new documentary series, A Woman's Place, filmmakers explain how transgender beauty queens are lobbying for their rights outside of pageants.
The inner lives of drone operators, refugee camps through the eyes of children, and women who would be denied entry to the United States under Donald Trump’s “total shutdown.”
The internet has been buzzing about Olivia Pope’s abortion on ABC’s Scandal. But if nearly one-third of American women have an abortion by age 45, why don’t we see more female characters make the same decision?
In Minneapolis, demonstrators are demanding police release video of a fatal shooting of an African-American man. Earlier this week, five were shot by alleged white supremacists.