What insights does the battle over women’s education offer into the way the group rules Afghanistan?
Five Afghan women reflect on the anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal.
In a quest to explore her own sexuality, Nona Willis Aronowitz hit the sheets — and the books.
On Nona Willis Aronowitz’s “Bad Sex: Truth, Pleasure and an Unfinished Revolution.”
A practicing Catholic, President Biden has long sought a middle ground on abortion. But activists see the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade as a sign that Democrats have tiptoed too carefully around the issue.
In many ways, across state and even party lines, voters did it together.
I no longer believe that a woman’s decision to change her name signifies anything except what feels right to her.
It can’t defend the world it has made.
It’s hard to ignore the fact that empowerment feminism hasn’t really delivered on its promises.
I like the romance of Bennifer 2.0 as much as the next person, but her name change makes me wince.
Women have become refugees fleeing their home states for reproductive health care that less than a month ago was theirs by right.
Due process is important.
New research suggests that how you think about gender roles matters more for your political allegiance than your gender.
We deserve more than sex that is merely legal.
A nation once in the grip of religious extremism sadly watches America’s lurch to the right on abortion.
As more U.S. states move to criminalize abortion, activists in Mexico have been inundated with calls from women seeking abortion medication. Our cameras went inside their distribution effort.
As a child, Chanira Bajracharya was worshiped in Nepal, but still made time to study. She is now encouraging the girl goddesses who’ve followed her to do the same.
John Wood Sweet’s “The Sewing Girl’s Tale” tells the story of an unusual prosecution in 18th-century New York — and its contemporary relevance.
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has prompted Democratic governors to pitch their states as better alternatives for business.
It’s the readers’ turn to judge … the Supreme Court’s recently ended term. Also: Anti-abortion activists; banning AR-15s; Australian slang.
Readers discuss a column by Pamela Paul that objected to a war on women from both the far right and far left.
The Times Opinion columnist considers the current backlash against feminism — and where the movement goes next.
Beijing is giving incentives to stem a demographic crisis, but its control over childbirth and its suppression of women’s rights are making it difficult for some aspiring parents to start a family.
Michelle Goldberg and Ross Douthat on what comes next for Democrats and Republicans.
Tolerance for one group doesn’t need to mean intolerance for another.
Many American women mourned the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe, but for others it is a moment of triumph and a matter of human rights.
In the America where I came of age, I was told my life was worth more than my ability to have babies. And my sexuality was nothing to be ashamed of.
Fifty years ago, Nancy Stearns, a lawyer, was on the front lines of the battle to secure legal access to terminations for American women.
The unborn child’s state of existential dependence upon its mother, not its autonomy, makes it especially entitled to care, nurture and legal protection.
Women pay a greater price for freedom than do men.
Readers suggest compromise legislation, offshore abortion clinics, expanding the Supreme Court and more. Also: Justices Thomas and Kavanaugh; Mike Pence; bathing suits.
The annual parade included joyous celebration, but the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling and the threat to gay rights cast an undeniable shadow.
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX was dampened as female athletes were saddened — and angered — by the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade.
The legal journalist Dahlia Lithwick breaks down the Dobbs decision and considers the “raw power” of the Supreme Court’s conservative supermajority.
An out-of-control court sends women back to the Dark Ages.
An improbable anti-abortion triumph yields an uncertain political future.
Readers decry the Supreme Court’s decision to force many women to unwillingly endure “the risks and consequences of pregnancy.”
From 1972 to 1973, the United States considered three landmark changes to protect women’s rights. Fifty years later, only one is likely to remain.
How did modern feminism lose Roe v. Wade? An answer lies in Depp v. Heard.
Where is the women’s movement when we need it most?
Early contributors to Ms. came together on the 50th anniversary of its founding.
Graphic footage of an attack in a restaurant fueled online debate that showed both the growing awareness of women’s rights and how divisive feminism still remains.
Sierra Leone is one of a few countries in sub-Saharan Africa that have not banned cutting. Now, young women are defying mothers and grandmothers by refusing to undergo the procedure.
Poland’s abortion ban has had many unintended consequences. One is that doctors are sometimes afraid to remove fetuses or administer cancer treatment to save women’s lives.
The same fundamentals apply to patriarchal systems, whether in Hollywood or India: Threats to men’s status can provoke broader resistance than you might think.
Progressive groups and medical organizations have adopted inclusive language, which has led to terms like “pregnant people” and “chestfeeding.”
Abuse victims now have another reason to fear coming forward.
The high-profile executive’s decision to leave Meta is also a moment to reflect on the impact of her best-selling book and philosophy about success in the workplace.
No matter what the law says, I’ll never prosecute a woman for getting an abortion. My fellow prosecutors need to step up and make the same promise.
The socially conservative legal scholar Erika Bachiochi argues that abortion rights have stalled women’s progress toward equality.