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Women and Girls

Long lumped into a single box of victimhood, the women of Afghanistan are trying to reclaim their identity.
With ‘Ms. Marvel,’ Oscar winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy makes the jump to the small screen — to tell a big story.
The public health expert discusses her journey from childhood poverty to a career in public health — and why she doesn't shy away from controversy.
Meet the game-changing young women from war-torn nations who are making a mark.
A worsening climate is destroying how people farm, fish, and forage across Asia. No longer able to scratch a living from the land, the continent’s poorest are increasingly seeking work abroad — and finding themselves ever more vulnerable to the dangers that follow.