In May, 75 women from the International Transport Workers Federation and urban transport unions met in Bali as part of a ’ground-breaking’ action forum on violence against women working in public transport. The forum explored the hardship transport w…
Chip maker Qualcomm Inc. will pay $19.5 million to settle claims that women at the company receive lower pay and fewer chances for promotion than men.
In a united front against the drunken violence, growing numbers of rapes and sexual assaults, and cruelty to animals that allegedly occurred this month at the San Fermín Running... The post 30 Women’s, Children’s, and Animal Organizations Call for Ban on Running of Bulls appeared first on PETA.
by Sydney Brownstone Michelle Obama for president. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Michelle Obama Performed a Life-Giving Speech Last Night: She spoke about her role as a parent of "two, beautiful, intelligent, Black young women" in the White House, a structure built by slaves. Show More Summary
A new report from the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food states that pregnant women, the elderly, and very young should no longer be advised against eating raw or lightly cooked eggs.
The Democratic National Convention is being held in a city where it is still against the law to use the opposite biological bathroom, though they’ve attempted to force schools to
In a pre-Olympic exhibition game at the Galen Center on Monday night, USA Select team guard Jewell Loyd found herself up against a familiar face: Sue Bird, her teammate on the Seattle Storm and her elder by 13 years. The 35-year-old Bird is a captain of the national team, with two WNBA championships,...
In her sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson hinted at a company culture nearly as hostile to women as the alleged creep at the top. Her Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy “shushed” her on air, mocked her during commercial breaks, and treated her like a “blond female prop,” Carlson claimed. Show More Summary
'Ultimately a comprehensive strategy to end violence against women must include many targeted initiatives and legal reforms, including new penalties for those who target pregnant women.'
Valentina Shevchenko ensured that the run of upsets in the UFC women's bantamweight division didn't stop at UFC on Fox 20 on Saturday. The 28-year-old defied the odds against former champion Holly Holm, prevailing via unanimous decision...Show More Summary
Before former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's Bantamweight champion Holly Holm looks to rebound later tonight (Sat., July 23, 2016) against striking sensation Valentina Shevchenko, and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert...Show More Summary
Team USA women’s basketball Coach Geno Auriemma is “proud” of the WNBA players who used their platform to protest a spate of recent shootings perpetrated by and against police officers. “I respect (New York Liberty star) Tina (Charles) and the players in the WNBA for their concern and their voices and the passion that they […]
To the editor: I remember visiting Salem, Mass., and taking the “Witch City” tour, a look into the infamous witch trails that took place in 1692-93. Twenty people, almost all of them women, were put to death by hanging for the most part, the result of mass hysteria over the alleged demonic possession...
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Women's Bantamweight Champion, Holly Holm will return to the Octagon TONIGHT (Sat., July 23, 2016) for a 135-pound showdown against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on FOX 20, a network-televised...Show More Summary
The United States women's national soccer team had a full Olympic squad in tow for Friday's friendly against Costa Rica at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas, and their firepower was on full display in a dominant 4-0 victory. Crystal...Show More Summary
Women's advocacy groups say the case marked the first time a state feticide law was used against a woman because of an alleged self-induced abortion
In the weeks since Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, his personal and professional reputations have taken a severe public beating. Carlson’s legal team says more than 20 women have...Show More Summary
New York will no longer discriminate against women for having functioning ovaries. Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill to exempt tampons, pads, and other menstrual products from the state's sales tax starting on September 1.The bill unanimously passed the State Senate in April. In March, five New York City women ... More »
Exhibition at the Gardiner Museum helps Muslim women find their voice against oppression. Terrorist, dirty, oppressed, ignorant: these are just some of the words that Muslim women say are often hurled at them in Toronto. These are also some of the words you will see written on works of art by those same women. Show More Summary