New Hope for the Widows of Vrindavan

Clouds of brightly colored powders and the fragrance of flowers filled the air as the people of India gathered in the streets to welcome yet another springtime to their country. But for the widows of Vrindavan, the 2013 Holi Festival signified the end of a bleak,...

The Fight Against Female Genital Cutting

“Men couldn’t hear the girl’s screams,” states Bassi Boiro, the elderly woman responsible for mutilating generations of young girls in Sare Harouna, Senegal. Describing the procedure performed under cover of darkness outside the boundaries of her West African village,...