Afghanistan's Acclaimed Female Prosecutor General Jailed Over 100 Women…

Maria Bashir, Afghanistan's only female prosecutor general, has been internationally praised for defending women's rights in a country where they are too often ignored. But according to figures leaked to The Times of London, Bashir has jailed more than 100 women for adultery, making her "the most prolific prosecutor… » 10/22/12 10:00am 10/22/12 10:00am

Here Are Time's 33 Most Influential Women

"In 1976, I wondered why TIME didn't have a triumphant Patti Smith on its cover," writes Michael Stipe. He also suggests they put her on the cover now. For now, she'll have to settle for being one-hundredth of the annual Time 100 Most Influential People. » 4/21/11 10:15am 4/21/11 10:15am