The conflict between Iran and the US has gone on for decades. A scholar of social movements in Iran asks why the US has consistently failed to support that country's activist reform movements.
In the US, women politicians from minority communities have become the leading faces of a new generation of politicians – one that will drive the 2020 elections.
Sen. Martha McSally has broken gender barriers right and left. Despite the power she amassed over a career of firsts, she felt 'powerless' when raped. She's not the only woman to feel that way.
Saudi Arabia has arrested a number of feminists, while bringing in reforms for women. An expert argues why this goes to show that the kingdom remains adamant on not opening space for more voices.