Vengeful Women Dominated Pop Culture in 2018
In light of #MeToo, many more female protagonists resorted to violence.
BFI London Film Festival 2018
Steve McQueen's 'Widows' Is a Tale of Grief Told with Tons of Guns
The film's three bereaved leading women pay off the $2 million debt left by their career-criminal husbands while masterfully dealing with race and class along the way.
This Camp for Rohingya Widow Refugees Offers Sanctuary From Sexual Violence
Rohingyas are a Muslim minority from the largely Buddhist country of Myanmar who have been victims of “ethnic cleansing." The 'rari' camp in Bangladesh is a safe haven for young widows and girls who have been hit the hardest in the crisis.
Vice News Tonight
ISIS fighters are leaving behind children no one wants
Life After Ebola: Pain, Flashbacks, and 'Post-Ebola Syndrome'
We spoke with several former patients experiencing reverberations of the body's battle against the disease, including severe joint and body pain, headaches, and traumatic flashbacks.
Liberia's Ebola Widows Face Grim Future as World's Deadliest Outbreak Subsides
A wave of Ebola infections crippled Liberia's economy. As it wanes a year later, it is clear that women who have lost husbands have been particularly hard hit.
Senegal's Sea Widows Are Well on Their Way to Financial Independence
In the last decade, thousands of young migrants have left Senegal on rickety fishing boats hoping to find work in Europe. Many have died at sea, leaving behind a new class of women: the “sea widows,” as a local newspaper called them.
Maïa de La Baume and Stefania Rousselle