Two Moved Mountains of Money for Global Health

When the Bush Administration decided to withhold $34 million from a U.N. agency focused on reproductive health, Jane Roberts and Lois Abraham took matters into their own hands. An excerpt from Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas D. Kristof’s “Half the Sky.”

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.

Roma Women Organize to Fight Triple Bias

Roma women are banding together to fight the triple bias that increases their rates of poverty and shortens their life span by as much as 17 years. The new organization of Roma women is the first to involve representatives from across Europe.