The appointments of Democrats Rochelle Thuy Nguyen and Beatrice Angela Duran to two Las Vegas-area legislative seats give women 51 percent of the 63 seats in the Legislature.
By Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
The aura of this year's Nobel announcements has been dulled by questions over why so few women have entered the pantheon, particularly in the sciences.
By Mark Lewis, Associated Press
What makes older French women so radiant, and have more active sex lives than American women? Journalist Pamela Druckerman wanted to know how women in her adoptive country cope with looking older. She found the secret is simply to aspire…
By Pamela Druckerman
Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning.
By Christina A. Cassidy, Laurie Kellman, 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:…
In Saudi Arabia, as a women’s driving ban is lifted Sunday, human rights advocates are criticizing the country’s remaining restrictions on women.
By Judy Woodruff
For the 3 million women who have served in the U.S. military, there's a growing effort to highlight and register their place in history. Going back to the American Revolution, they have held a variety of roles, and are now…
By Lauren Knapp, Saskia de Melker
More women in America die from pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country in the world, and black women are most affected. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports on one clinic in Memphis, Tennessee, where midwives are working to facilitate…
By Megan Thompson
Twenty-four hours after giving birth to her son, Jessica Inholt was separated from him. Now, raising him is a family affair.
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