Malala Yousafzai addresses members of the European Parliament.

Nigeria Kidnapping, Malala Shooting Rouses Teens

The kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria and the shooting of Malala Yousafzai have spurred some U.S. teens to activism and generosity. Others find the news too terrible and hard to solve.

India’s Rape Furor Catalyzes New Alliances

Veterans of women’s safety activism say they have never, in decades of work, seen their society mobilize like this to confront the dangers and hostilities that women face. “It means violence against women is no longer just a woman’s issue.”