Women’s rights and health advocates expect the president’s decision to reinstate the “global gag rule” will increase dangerous abortions around the world.
The first of more than 600 Women’s Marches kicked off on Friday, when thousands of women took to the streets in Brussels, Tokyo and Osaka. Thousands more joined them in Sydney, Australia and Seoul, South Korea early Saturday.
At least 12 people were killed and 48 others injured when a truck plowed through a crowded market. BuzzFeed News correspondent Jina Moore is reporting from Berlin. Follow BuzzFeed News’ updates on Tuesday’s developments here.
Three women from Rwanda changed history when they testified about rape and genocide at a United Nations court. Nearly 20 years later, the same court tried to gag the film that tells their story.
US foreign policy on women’s health will take a big hit, but local advocates say the next US president won’t undermine their homegrown rights fights.
“It’s going to be a disaster.”
“What the fuck can I say?” one diplomat based in the Middle East said.
The family of an Italian woman who died after complications from premature labor is alleging that a doctor refused a life-saving fetal removal because of his moral objections to abortion.
Massive rallies across Poland and other parts of Europe gave the country’s parliamentarians second thoughts.
Thousands of women took to the streets of Poland on #BlackMonday to protest against a draft law that would limit access to legal abortions.
For Eritreans, the potentially fatal trip across the Mediterranean Sea is only the last of many dangerous steps in the flight from home.
TL;DR if Africa was actually a school, everyone would be cooler than you.
On World Humanitarian Day, new data give a sobering picture of an already bleak problem.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called for an independent investigation on Tuesday, based on a “fact-finding mission” that nobody had details about.
A staggering number of South Sudanese women were assaulted in less than three weeks after fighting broke out last month.
“We didn’t even know Marie Colvin existed somewhere,” said Bashar al-Assad, who denied allegations that Colvin was targeted that are raised in a recent lawsuit.
As Europe struggles to handle its refugee crisis, people running from the 14 year-long war in Afghanistan find themselves left on the outside. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore reports from Lesbos, Greece.
The war crimes case filed by Marie Colvin’s family is the first against the government of Bashar al-Assad – but, lawyers say, it won’t be the last.