Inside a Court Room Specialized in Justice for Gender Violence
In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure 'machismo' culture doesn't lead to impunity for abusers and murderers.
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Screamo Is Taking Over the World
From South America to Southeast Asia, dozens of bands are spreading the genre across the globe.
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Inventor Charged with Killing Journalist Kim Wall Aboard Submarine
Peter Madsen, 47, could face life in prison.
What I Learned Hanging Out with Corpses Around the World
Author and mortician Caitlin Doughty tells us about her new book, in which she explores funeral rites from across the globe.
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Al Jazeera Says It’s Under a Massive 'Cyber Attack'
The attacks on the Qatar-based media outlet came just days after reports that rival state-owned Qatar News Agency (QNA) was also hacked, sparking an international crisis.
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Cities and States Vow to Resist Trump’s Withdrawal From the Paris Agreement
Even the mayor of Pittsburgh thinks Trump’s withdrawal from the climate accord is misguided.
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These Are the 19 Best Dive Bars in New York
This list contains the (future) greatest nights of your life that you won't remember.
'There Is a Reign of Fascism at Our Door': What Happens in France Post-Election?
The far-right candidate Marine Le Pen suffered a decisive defeat in France's presidential election—but the National Front, a party originally known for Holocaust denial, still managed to gain political legitimacy.
The Teens Going Door to Door to Stop Child Marriages
Child marriage is technically illegal in Bangladesh, but six in 10 girls are still married off before the age of 18. Now, teens across the country are adopting grassroots approaches to fight for their rights—and it's working.
Are Today's Politicians Reptiles? Well, Politics Are Chameleonic
Varvara & Mar's interactive exhibition compares global politics to reptile skin.
In Hong Kong, Accessing Abortion Is Difficult, Expensive, and Dangerous
Legal restrictions, overcrowded public hospitals, and steep private clinic prices often prevent young women in Hong Kong from terminating their pregnancies safely. For many, the only viable option is to cross the border into mainland China, where a...
Putin's Secret Weapon: Hot Chicks in Parliament
From "prosecutie" Natalia Poklonskaya to former "Playboy" model Maria Kozhevnikova, Russia's government has seen a recent influx of beautiful women in powerful positions. But some political analysts say this trend isn't about advancing gender equality...