Female Face of Abuse Provokes Shock

The images of grinning female soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners are shocking and famous. Some say they challenge the notion that women are more peaceful than men. Others point to a susceptible minority within a violent military culture.

Afghan Women Fight for Citizenship

As conservative mujahideen dominate the drafting of the new Afghanistan constitution, many fear that women–still under the burqa–will not be treated as citizens and won’t be protected from Taliban-era mistreatment and discrimination.

Four Major Pro-Choice Groups to March in April

In planning a large pro-choice demonstration for the middle of the 2004 presidential campaign, organizers are actively recruiting younger people who grew up in the era of Roe v. Wade and may be taking their reproductive freedom for granted.