Editors’ Note

Dear Readers,

Welcome to the Spring 2017 issue of Women Across Frontiers, which explores the challenges faced by women working in male-dominated fields.

The participation of women in the labor force on a full and equal basis is an indispensable element of women’s empowerment. Globally, women have broken into fields traditionally dominated by men, such as politics, the law, medicine, science, and engineering. [read more]


Estereotipas: The Hilarious Group That is Challenging The Conversation on Gender Equality

Through their hilarious and irreverent web-series, Estereotipas started the conversation about gender equality and feminism in Latin America.


Female Plastic Surgeons Help Women Suffering From Disfiguring Conditions

Female plastic surgeons help disadvantaged women suffering from disfiguring conditions caused by domestic violence, war and accidents.


Pink Power: Female Rickshaw Drivers in Pakistan

Maham Javaid introduces the courageous female rickshaw drivers of Lahore, Pakistan.

  In Conversation With

In Conversation With: Robin Becker

WAF’s interview with Robin Becker, an internationally acclaimed dancer and choreographer, discussing how she has pushed the boundaries of contemporary dance.


Making it in the Male-Dominated Music Business

People would ask me for my boss when they spoke to me, assuming it was a “he.”


Our Podcast: Listen, Ladies

Women Across Frontiers has launched its new podcast, Listen, Ladies. Tune in to new, inspiring and fun episodes every two weeks!

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