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 Fred de Sam Lazaro
There may be more women in Congress than ever before, but Capitol Hill hasn’t come close to achieving gender parity.
By Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
Every food story is an economic story, says author Laura Shapiro. In "What She Ate," Shapiro offers tales of female empowerment or self-definition by way of the kitchen and dinner table, cooking up portraits of Eleanor Roosevelt, Eva Braun, Helen…
By Paul Solman
The Bauhaus German art school of the early to mid-20th century is today associated with several things: its stark white modernist buildings, its emphasis on re-combining arts and craft, and the male artists and architects who taught there, including Paul…
By Elizabeth Flock
By Bill Barrow and David Crary, Associated Press
The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee suggested his group might help fund candidates who didn't support abortion rights.
By Jill Colvin and Geir Moulson, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. would contribute $50 million to a new World Bank fund conceived by his daughter that aims to help women entrepreneurs access capital and other support.
By Jenna Gray
Endowed in honor of Beyoncé’s visual album “Lemonade,” which was released one year ago, the tuition scholarship is providing four students with $25,000.
By Elizabeth Flock
In Buckhannon, West Virginia, guns are sold at yard sales and distrust of Hillary Clinton is visceral and deep-seated. Last November, the town went more than 75 percent for Trump. Yet it is here that a new movement of women…
By Marni Sommer, The Conversation
Menstruation is a pronounced burden for women in low-income countries and those who are displaced.
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