September 7, 2011

Sindhi women publicly announce free-will marriages

Women in the Sindh province of Pakistan take out ads announcing their freely chosen marriages in order to protect themselves against honor killings and forced marriage. Read More »

September 6, 2011 | Research

The recession’s gender gap: from ‘man-cession’ to ‘he-covery’

Men are going back to work, women aren't. Why? Read More »

September 6, 2011

Women executives could wait 98 years for equal pay, says report

It will take until 2109 to close the gap if pay grows at current rates. Read More »

September 6, 2011

Are women more depressed or just better at getting help?

New research suggests that European women are two-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from depression than men, and twice as depressed as they were in the 70s Read More »

September 6, 2011

Congo rape victims face slavery in gold and mineral mines

Women driven out of their villages by militias are being forced into exploitative work, Guardian investigation finds Read More »

September 6, 2011

Autoimmunity Is From Venus

Why do women have more problems like Sjögren's syndrome and lupus? Read More »

September 6, 2011 | Research

Will Climate Change Make Life Harder for Girls?

A new study suggests that climate change will make life even more arduous for adolescent girls in the developing world. Read More »

September 6, 2011

In Bollywood, Female Directors Find New Respect

Female Bollywood directors are moving behind the camera, earning critical acclaim and box office success. Read More »

September 3, 2011

Nonprofit educates, empowers women behind bars

A non-profit helps women build community and find strength while in jail Read More »

September 2, 2011

Low STI Testing Puts HIV-Positive Pregnant Women At Risk

While most pregnant women in Zambia are now tested for HIV, other sexually transmitted infections such as syphilis are not being diagnosed, placing the lives of thousands of women at risk. Read More »

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