By Carimah Townes on December 10, 2013
Today the United Nations celebrates International Human Rights Day. Here's what the U.N. has achieved this year.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on November 26, 2013
Voters in Albuquerque recently rejected a proposed ballot initiative that would have restricted abortion. That was a big state-level victory for the pro-choice community -- but the next fights are already brewing.
By Josh Israel on November 5, 2013
Though McAuliffe's principal argument was "putting jobs first," his progressive positions were front and center.
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By Aviva Shen on October 29, 2013
On Monday, four female Marines passed the most grueling test to join the currently all-male infantry force.
By Judd Legum on October 26, 2013
More than 60 Saudi women got behind the wheel on Saturday in a bold protest of the nation's de facto ban on women driving.
By Bryce Covert on October 25, 2013
While the U.S. has high marks in some measures of women's equality, Nordic countries get top ranking for work/life policies.
By Bryce Covert on October 24, 2013
A woman gets blame for the financial crisis despite men's heavy dominance in Wall Street.
By Travis Waldron on October 24, 2013
For the first time, an NCAA football game will feature an officiating crew made up of mostly women.
By Carimah Townes on October 17, 2013
If you're a married woman in Texas, you may not be able to vote.
By Christopher Butterfield on October 15, 2013
With international security forces leaving at the end of 2014 and peace with the oppressive Taliban looming, the advances made by women in Afghanistan are under threat.