When I left for Lalwi village, in Bahraich, to meet the girls of Ekta adolescent group, little did I know that I was about to discover a gold mine of inspirational stories.
Thanks to the Join My Village maternal health program in India, women like Seema are learning about prenatal care and safe births in their local villages.
On March 7, 2013, the day before International Women’s Day, President Barack Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act into law.
When Robena was 16 years old, her father killed a person, and gave Robena to the family he had hurt in order to compensate for the death. She, too, had become a victim of her...