Janet Yellen, the first woman to head the U.S. Treasury Department, says women seeking to pursue careers in economics face a number of obstacles.
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Women across Europe and Asia shouted their demands for equality, respect and empowerment Thursday to mark International Women's Day, with protesters in Spain launching a 24-hour strike and crowds of demonstrators filling the streets of Manila, Seoul and New Delhi.
By Associated Press
“The woman becomes more of a breadwinner and it enhances the entire family’s well-being,” including education for their children and more nutritious meals on the table, said Kate Schecter, World Neighbors' president and chief executive officer.
By Larisa Epatko
Poet Analicia Sotelo penned her latest collection to upend tropes of the helpless damsel, inspired by an Italian painter's dream-like depiction of womanly strength in the throes of vulnerability.
By Jennifer Hijazi
By Kristen Doerer
Wednesday’s “Day Without A Woman” strike could have cost the United States nearly $21 billion in GDP -- if all paid working women took the day off.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
March 8 was designated as International Women’s Day, an ode to the march in Petrograd, Russia just before the Russian Revolution.
Wednesday morning, the famed Wall Street Bull found something standing in its way: A bronzed little girl, hands on hips and feet set apart, staring down gender inequality.
Amid a flurry of recent news on women's issues, Democrats are working to capitalize on debates over a birth-control mandate and a proposed Virginia ultrasound requirement for abortions. Judy Woodruff discusses parties' attempts to woo women voters with The Washington…
Dancing in Iraq, protests in Ivory Coast, women dressed as men in Lebanon and a fashion show in China are some of the ways women are expressing a message of solidarity on International Women's Day, March 8. This year's theme…
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