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Across Women's Lives is home for PRI's collaborative radio, web and social media coverage of gender equity around the world. PRI’s The World and our partners travel across the globe to share stories of what it takes to change the status of women. We look at how initiatives that raise women's status affect their communities and countries.

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Across Women's Lives is home for PRI's collaborative radio, web and social media coverage of gender equity around the world. PRI’s The World and our partners travel across the globe to share stories of what it takes to change the status of women. We look at how initiatives that raise women's status affect their communities and countries.

    Women in Mexico take to the streets to protest femicide

    Women in Mexico take to the streets to protest femicide

    The idea of women striking has existed for years in different parts of the world, but this year in Mexico, it’s taken on a new life with the horrific, back-to-back murders of a young woman and a 7-year-old girl.

    Two key decisions on abortion in Colombia and Argentina this month

    Two key decisions on abortion in Colombia and Argentina this month

    On Monday night, Colombia’s Constitutional Court voted to uphold a previous ruling that allows the procedure when a woman’s life is at risk, the fetus is malformed or the pregnancy is a result of rape.

    Thousands join march to fight against femicide in Mexico

    Thousands join march to fight against femicide in Mexico

    Women in cities across Mexico have been protesting almost daily in response to two horrific murders this month. Estefanía Vela Barba, an attorney who directs Intersecta, a Mexico City-based NGO working to end gender discrimination, spoke to our host Marco Werman.

    Alyona Alyona breathes new life into Ukrainian rap scene

    Alyona Alyona breathes new life into Ukrainian rap scene

    When Alyona Savranenko turned 12, hip-hop found her in a small rural village. Now Savranenko, a former kindergarten teacher, is one of the top artists in Ukraine.

    Haitian American musician Nathalie Joachim pays tribute to underrepresented women of Haiti

    Haitian American musician Nathalie Joachim pays tribute to underrepresented women of Haiti

    Haitian American flutist, composer and vocalist Nathalie Joachim pays tribute to female artists in her new album, "Fanm d'Ayiti," or "Women of Haiti." Joachim tells The World about the women who inspired the songs and the album that's been nominated for a Grammy.

    The ‘forgotten victims’ of femicide in France: Women over 65

    The ‘forgotten victims’ of femicide in France: Women over 65

    Women over 65 in France make up about a quarter of all victims of femicide, but they are largely left out of the conversation, or their deaths are being misclassified.  

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