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By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
Drought is drying up farms across Afghanistan, cracking the earth and threatening the only way of life the majority has ever known. It's in the fields where a new war is being waged between two forces the people can't control:…
By Beth Murphy
Jenni Konner, one of the three showrunners of the HBO comedy "GIRLS" and collaborator to Lena Dunham, gives her Brief But Spectacular take on why it's so important to her to be creating avenues for dialogue for women and girls,…
By PBS NewsHour
Teenagers today have never known a world without smartphones and social media. But how is this technology influencing the way they view themselves and the world? That’s the question journalist and author Nancy Jo Sales set out to answer in…
High school students Channell Rogers and Sierra Buster refuse to let gender stereotypes prevent them from pursuing construction, a hobby they both enjoy and a career they both aspire to. Our Student Reporting Labs report as part of Outside the…
In America's juvenile justice system, experts say girls, who make up a larger portion of incarcerated youth than in the past, have often been victims of trauma and abuse. Now, programs in Jacksonville, Florida, aim to rehabilitate rather than incarcerate.
By Wendy Thomas Russell
Should I let my 9-year-old daughter wear a bikini? On the one hand, I wanted to support my kid’s choice of clothing. I certainly didn’t want to make her self-conscious about her body, not when puberty was around the corner.
By Laura Santhanam
Group projects may hold the key to getting more girls and women to enter science, technology, engineering and math or fields that men otherwise dominate.
However unintended these biases may be, they help to shape women's career paths for years to come, said Edith Sand, an economist at the Bank of Israel and economics professor at Tel Aviv University.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Twin Cities Public Television's "SciGirls" puts girl scientists in front of the camera. While the pre-teen scientists perform experiments for the audience, the producers hope it will encourage more women to join science and engineering fields.
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