For hundreds of years, locals on the north Norfolk coast have foraged the salt marshes for samphire to sell outside their houses or eat with seafood and butter.
From self-harming in groups to starvation and self-immolation, women are overwhelmingly more likely than men to hurt themselves while incarcerated. So why isn't the prison system responding?
Thailand's conservative Buddhist clergy refuses to acknowledge women who want to become monks. But that hasn't deterred an increasing number of female monks who are striking out on their own.
Every year, the Southeast Asian country celebrates a public holiday with a nationwide water fight. But critics say that the street parties are descending into violence—and women are suffering most.
Rising rent prices and a shortage of places to live doesn't just affect young renters. For victims of domestic abuse, the lack of sustainable accommodation can be deadly.
Can Do in northern Thailand is probably the first—and only—completely sex worker-owned bar in the world.
If the British Government Wants to End Female Genital Mutilation, Why Is It Returning a 'Cutter' Back to Gambia?
Gambian refugee Maimuna Jawo applied for UK asylum to campaign for the rights of FGM survivors and future victims, but she feels the government has treated her like a criminal.
The anonymous member of the "Special Patrol Group" thinks the best way to change things is to dedicate yourself to direct action rather than the ballot box.
As the election approaches, nobody's talking about the humanitarian crisis on our doorstep.
Telling young mothers that they've "ruined" their lives can become a self-fulfilling prophecy when abuse from strangers makes it frightening to even leave the house.
Today, a proposed amendment to the UK's Serious Crime Bill would make performing an abortion on grounds of sex selection a crime—but the whole debate feels like a veneer for an attack on women's reproductive rights.
Brandon faces deportation and separation from his schizophrenic wife because, like many, he is finding the UK's minimum income for a spousal visa unaffordable.