America's democracy and Constitution have been replaced by a theocratic autocracy where women have lost their rights and many of them have become property, valued and controlled for the ability to bear children for wealthy families. That’s the story of…
By PBS NewsHour
March 8 was designated as International Women’s Day, an ode to the march in Petrograd, Russia just before the Russian Revolution.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
In the 15 years since the U.S. went into Afghanistan, $1.5 billion has been spent to develop women’s rights in the country. But even with significant improvements, there remain many hardships, including domestic violence and the lack of educational opportunity.
By PBS NewsHour
Hillary Clinton's 1995 speech at the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women stands out as a moment she began to truly forge an identity as a public figure on the world stage apart from her husband.
By Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
A Pakistani Internet celebrity who gained fame through posts that pushed the country's social boundaries has been strangled to death in what police suspect is a so-called "honor killing" by her brother.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
In the 2016 presidential campaign, a modern take on gender roles is increasingly on display in both parties.
What are the major challenges facing working women today, and how do these challenges differ for women in low-wage professions? What policy changes are necessary in order to ensure equal rights for workers across all job categories? We will address…
On March 9th, 20 years after the Beijing Declaration was adopted, the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women will convene for its 59th session. This two-week-long session will be dedicated to evaluating the progress that has been made towards…
Five women's rights activists have been detained in China for organizing demonstrations for International Women's Day, celebrated on Mar. 8.
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