equality

The U.S. and the Taliban could soon reach a peace deal. Here’s why that scares some women in Afghanistan.

Women’s rights have advanced significantly there since 2001

Activists urge Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to take steps toward ‘menstrual equity’ in schools

Students and activists want school bathrooms to be supplied with menstrual products

After failing to revive the Equal Rights Amendment, activists turn to millennial women to rally support

Rep. Jackie Speier is set to introduce a bill in Congress on Tuesday

The standoff at Sabarimala temple sullies India’s progress on women’s rights

For months, there have been violent protests and riots over the entry of women at Sabarimala

Leaders of this Women’s March were concerned it would be ‘overwhelmingly white.’ So they canceled it.

The march in Humboldt County, Calif., was scheduled for Jan. 19

Here’s how women used civil disobedience to change American politics

Breaking laws has been central to women’s quest throughout history to be heard

A 9-year-old wrote to Steph Curry to complain that his shoes weren’t available to girls. The star took action.

‘Girls want to rock the Curry 5s too,’ the girl said in her letter

This new test measures how well documentaries portray women. ‘RBG’ fails.

A shocking number of recent women-focused documentaries give outsized credit to the men in their lives

She quit cheerleading to join the football team. Then she scored a record-setting touchdown.

Mimi Britt is the first girl to score a touchdown in Maryland’s Howard County high school football history

Several women just won elections. Hopefully this will be unremarkable someday.

Equal representation shouldn’t be a statement, but an everyday occurrence