On March 7, 2013, the day before International Women’s Day, President Barack Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act into law.
Twelve-year-old Eleni* was so excited to be receiving new clothes from her parents that she didn’t ask why until it was too late. Dressed in a new t-shirt and skirt she was...
In a small, rural village in northern Ethiopia, Fikere and her husband Kasa would like to have three children – two boys and a girl.
Florence Okello, 58, lives in Pader district, northern Uganda.
Hawo has refused to have her daughters circumcised in line with Somali tradition. The marriage between Hawo's grandfather, an Eritrean, and her grandmother, a Somali,...