The teenage activist, who survived a Taliban assassination attempt, is now out of the hospital -- and ready to continue the work that nearly got her killed.
Why incremental reform is about the most feminists can expect
Gang rape isn't the only issue: Sex-selective abortion, sexual harassment and child marriage are also creating disparities in the world's largest democracy.
An estimated 100,000 people are protesting Mohammad Morsi, partly because of a controversial draft constitution. But what exactly does the document say?
A developmentally disabled 14-year-old girl is the latest caught in the restrictive laws.
Democracy has brought many things to the revolutionary country, but gender equality isn't yet one of them.
As the saying goes, "If you can't see it, you can't be it."
It's one of the least agriculturally developed regions of the world, but infrastructure and innovation could help it and the world to eat.
As U.S. crop exports drop, global food prices rise.
Women have been fighting to compete since 1896, and now their moment has finally arrived.
Soon, more people in the developing world may use cell phones for retail banking than in the developed.
Better access to family planning could save lives and strengthen economies.
With today's national elections for Parliament, the country continues to move beyond the Qaddafi era.
Drought, political instability, poor harvests, and bad policies are setting up the Sahel region for disaster
Whoever wins this week's vote will have to deal with debt, food shortages, and more.
Conservative forces and modernizers are struggling over the role of women in Saudi society.
There are valid concerns about genetically modified agriculture, but it's worth balancing those against the needs of a hungry world.
Slow but important progress for the right of Muslim women to participate in international sports.
New and old conservative groups are slowing or outright reversing progress on gender rights.
A film documenting the effort to stop this brutal practice won an Oscar last week.