When Yasmin Mulbocus found no justice after being sexually abused, she was drawn to an Islamic extremist group she believed could protect her. Twenty years later, she’s trying to stop other women from making the same mistake.
From Internet voting to automatic registration, the chairman of the Election Assistance Commission discusses what it takes to ensure honest elections.
Currents of racism between Japanese Americans and African Americans might be ebbing as groups like #Asians4BlackLives stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Black votes matter, but some question whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton’s endorsements from relatives of police brutality victims are appropriate.
As the first Asian-American woman on Boston City Council and first to give birth while serving in office, Michelle Wu brings needed diversity to the city’s local government.
From Ukraine to Mexico, women across the world are finding creative ways to break cycles of violence in their communities.
From the Current Issue
To get an honest picture of female friendship, we must look beyond the familiar whitewashed stories in Western history and literature.
Studies show kids held in solitary confinement experience long-lasting psychological damage. Activists hope a wave of local and national policy changes means widespread reform is on the way.
This hilarious (and depressing) video explains why we can’t talk about #OscarsSoWhite without talking about Hollywood whitewashing.
The presidential race is basically an expensive hiring process with 319 million stakeholders. If businesses and government agencies go to such great lengths to eliminate gender bias in their hiring, shouldn’t we do the same for our elections?
A growing number of cities are investing in co-ops to keep money local and neighborhoods affordable.