Women’s Union in India Battles State Charges

A women’s development organization in India has come under fire from the Hindu-dominated state government of Gujarat. The group says state charges of misused funds are a smokescreen for political opposition to their work helping poor women.

U.S. Isolated on International Women’s Health

At a U.N. conference on Latin America last week, the U.S. tried to weaken support for an international agreement that puts women at the center of development methods. Instead, the U.S. was left isolated as delegates strengthened their support.