Of the record 36 women newly elected to Congress in the 2018 midterms, only one was a Republican. The party’s continued struggle to attract female candidates hit a new setback recently when political newcomer Joan Perry lost her North Carolina…
Briana Scurry was the starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national soccer team for years, including during its 1999 World Cup victory. She is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist. Scurry joins Judy Woodruff to discuss play so far at…
Women across the globe held marches and protests to mark International Women's Day as they called for a more gender-balanced world.
By Barry Hatton, Aritz Parra, Associated Press
President Donald Trump arrived late for a gender equality meeting at the G-7 summit, prompting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to kick it off without waiting for “stragglers” to arrive.
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
By Paul Solman
The spread of education across developing nations is transforming global inequalities and playing a key role in closing the gender gap. Economics correspondent Paul Solman sits down with economist Surjit Bhalla and sociologist Ravinder Kaur to discuss Bhalla’s book, “The…
As difficult and as awkward as speaking out can be, it’s our responsibility to so many who can’t.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The first all-female college in Rwanda is making strides in empowering women from all backgrounds to become the nation’s next business leaders, part of an effort to leave behind an image of a violent country, wracked by genocide. At the…
By Ariane Hegewisch
Earlier this week, Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts signed an equal pay law that is the most comprehensive statutory attempt yet to address gender pay inequality in the country.
By Vikram Mansharamani
Achieving gender equality would unleash tremendous economic gains, potentially adding $4.3 trillion to America’s GDP by 2025.
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