Meisha Porter is the first Black woman to lead NYC schools. Her task? Safely reopening the largest school district in the U.S.

3 out of 4 of the city’s students are considered economically disadvantaged

A city without plastic tampons: Mexico City’s new policy could make period poverty worse

The single-use plastic ban has been celebrated by environmentalists but criticized by menstrual health advocates

RBG could be honored with a monument at the U.S. Capitol

The Capitol is dominated by statues and portraits of White men

At India’s farmers’ protests, these women are reclaiming their space

For many at New Delhi’s borders, the protests have become a symbol for deeper issues in agriculture

Cuomo says he saw himself as a ‘mentor.’ It’s a familiar excuse for sexual harassment, these women say.

Cuomo has been accused of sexual harassment by two former aides and an unwanted advance by a third woman

The state of doula care

This series from The Lily examines how the role of doulas intersects with private and public insurance, race, socioeconomic status, policy and the medical community.

Women and girls over 13 can now be screened for anxiety as part of a routine checkup

It’s a ‘breakthrough’ for mental health care, according to one doctor

A Golden Globes ad got real about the difficulty of breastfeeding. Finally.

The Frida Mom commercial showed women dealing with a variety of struggles

Depression is more than just feeling sad. Here’s how I’m recognizing other symptoms.

I’m realizing ‘quirky’ aspects of my personality may be related to my illness

9 movies and TV series that do queer relationships justice

We asked LGBTQ filmmakers for their recs

Hayley Arceneaux survived childhood cancer. It prepared her for space, she says.

She’ll be the youngest American to go to space

Women are given the wrong treatment for UTIs nearly half the time. Here’s why.

Women living in rural areas can be particularly impacted

4 a.m. calls, expensive dinners: A professor was accused of pursuing female students. Princeton says he can still teach.

A Daily Princetonian investigation uncovered allegations that Joshua Katz ‘crossed professional boundaries’ with three female students

This women-made tool could help get more disabled people vaccinated

States aren’t prioritizing the disabled community, advocates say