by Beenish Ahmed Feb 2, 2016
A court decision will allow the eldest female in a family to formally occupy a role traditionally inherited by men through a patriarchal system of lineage that stems from Hindu beliefs.
by Beenish Ahmed Jan 25, 2016
Recipients will be subjected to virginity tests in order to keep their scholarship.
by Natasha Geiling Dec 31, 2015
A female lawmaker took to social media to voice her displeasure at what she thought was a sexist bill. Male lawmakers responded with more sexism.
by Bryce Covert Dec 23, 2015
Fairy Godboss aims to give women information about employers without them having to ask.
by Beenish Ahmed Dec 14, 2015
"It is a door open, ajar, and we just have to push it wide open," one Saudi woman said of the election.
by Beenish Ahmed Nov 30, 2015
Despite the international outcry against El Salvador’s harsh anti-abortion laws, 38 states in the U.S. have similar measures that criminalize women for endangering their unborn children even though abortion is legal in most cases across the country.
by Jess Colarossi Nov 20, 2015
While some countries move ahead, the U.S. recently fell in global rankings on women's equality.
by Laurel Raymond Nov 5, 2015
New research reveals yet another fine line for women to walk.
by Bryce Covert Sep 29, 2015
Without their entrance into the workforce and significant increase in earnings, income inequality would have grown much faster.
by Bryce Covert Sep 17, 2015
Men and women have nearly identical poverty rates until age 18, but then women become at much greater risk.