In Honduras, poverty, gang violence and corruption are fueling a domestic-violence epidemic in the Central American country where on average, a woman is murdered every 13 hours. As a result, many Honduran women flee the country and become part of…
By Corinne Segal
Female leaders are leading the push for more diversity in television, both on-camera and behind the scenes, according to a new study.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Next year, the military will officially lift restrictions on women in combat, the end of a process that may open up as many as 245,000 jobs that have been off limits to women.
By PBS NewsHour
Four teams are left as the Women's World Cup nears its climax. Germany, the number one team in the world, will face off against the U.S., the team with the top defense currently. Jeffrey Brown learns more about the matchup…
Men outnumber women in news anchor seats and bylines in print and online, according to a study released Thursday by the Women’s Media Center based in New York and Washington, D.C.
By Anna Sillers
Sexism on Capitol Hill is by no means new. But a new survey from the National Journal shows how widespread the problem still is.
A survey published this week showed that a large percentage of women soldiers who reported unwanted sexual advances said they faced retaliation. USA Today reporter Tom Vanden Brook joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.
In Iraq, an all-female unit within the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, is on the front lines of a fierce battle against the Islamic State. Martin Himel reports.
The United States is the only advanced economy in the world with an increasing number of women who die in childbirth. In fact, a woman giving birth in the U.S. is twice as likely to die than in Saudi Arabia…
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