Parwana Fayyaz urges President Obama and the US Senate to pass the International Violence Against Women Act, and shares her vision for a new Afghanistan—where women are empowered and free from violence.
As a young photojournalist in Pakistan, Mahrukh Pasha 's ambition isn't curbed by the limitations of her society. Inspired by the women and girls around her, she focuses her lens on images of strength.
As Hummingbird witnessed death and destruction in her homeland of Syria, on the other side of the world her friend and mentor Sarah was mourning the loss of her family members. In each other, they have found healing and a way forward.
On June 17, Saudi women have chosen to collectively take the wheel despite a nation-wide ban against female drivers. According to World Pulse correspondent Farona , the collective action couldn't come soon enough.