The milestone capped off a decades-long campaign by women who demanded that they, too, be involved in public affairs.
By Elizabeth Flock
“The Testaments" is the greatly anticipated sequel to Margaret Atwood’s hit dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Though it’s fiction, Atwood says she doesn't "put anything in that doesn’t have a precedent in human history.” Jeffrey Brown spoke with Atwood recently…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The new laws, a potential game-changer for Saudi women's rights, are to go into effect by the end of the month.
By Jonathan Lemire, Dan Sewell, Associated Press
Many women’s rights advocates see it as the beginning of a longer fight, not the end.
By Gabriela Martinez
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical organizations and women's rights groups.
Manal al-Sharif inspired Saudi Arabian women to defy their country's ban on female drivers by posting a video of herself behind the wheel. The act saw her jailed but was ultimately influential in the 2018 lifting of the ban. Now…
Gloria Steinem is a writer, author, activist and feminist icon who travels widely to raise awareness for the gender equity causes she helped pioneer. At age 85, Steinem says she has no intention of passing on her torch but instead…
The past behavior of former Vice President Joe Biden toward women has sparked conversation around the boundaries governing physical contact and consent. Biden has said that norms have evolved since he entered the public sphere. To discuss how that may…
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday that there is a "deep, pervasive and relentless" pushback on women's rights and called for a fight to "push back against the pushback."…
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