China’s Women Filmmakers Are Embracing Their Stories. Moviegoers Are Loving It.

China has many talented female directors, but few have seen runaway box office success. That changed with two recent movies, “Hi, Mom” and “Sister.” The post China’s Women Filmmakers Are Embracing Their Stories. Moviegoers Are Loving It. appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Egypt Denies Times Report That Officials Sexually Abused Women

The government rejected the accounts of women who said they were sexually assaulted by Egyptian security and justice officials during searches. The post Egypt Denies Times Report That Officials Sexually Abused Women appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Stripped, Groped and Violated: Egyptian Women Describe Abuse by the State

Speaking publicly for the first time, these Egyptian women say they were sexually abused during invasive searches and medical exams by government authorities. The post Stripped, Groped and Violated: Egyptian Women Describe Abuse by the State appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Inked Mummies, Linking Tattoo Artists With Their Ancestors

As scientists find more tattoos on preserved remains from Indigenous cultures, artists living today are drawing from them to revive cultural traditions. The post Inked Mummies, Linking Tattoo Artists With Their Ancestors appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

A Vaccine Side Effect Leaves Women Wondering: Why Isn’t the Pill Safer?

Scientists were alarmed by blood clots possibly linked to the J&J vaccine. Some women wondered if there shouldn’t be more concern about oral contraceptives. The post A Vaccine Side Effect Leaves Women Wondering: Why Isn’t the Pill Safer? appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Europe’s Dilemma: Take In ISIS Families, or Leave Them in Syria?

Many countries have resisted allowing the return of families of ISIS members. Security experts say that leaving the women and their children in Syria is a greater risk. The post Europe’s Dilemma: Take In ISIS Families, or Leave Them in Syria? appeared first on https://www.nytimes.com

Video Shows Samoa’s Elected Prime Minister Locked Out of Parliament

The doors to Samoa’s Parliament House were intentionally locked on Monday morning when Fiame Naomi Mata’afa went to be sworn in as the first female prime minister. Ms. Mata’afa’s party held its own swearing-in under a tent erected right outside. The post Video Shows Samoa’s Elected Prime Minister Locked Out […]