Amid resignations and chaos in Parliament, Theresa May is doubling down on her Brexit plan

Cabinet members stood and denounced her plans Thursday

Election night lost some of its historic potential for African American candidates

Two of the most prominent black political stars faced racist attacks leading up to the midterms

A record number of women are heading to Congress

Overwhelmingly they are Democrats who helped take control of the House

Record numbers of women are running for office. If they win, here’s how they might lead.

Researchers have explored differences between how women and men operate as lawmakers

For black women in Georgia backing Stacey Abrams, a chance to break ‘the ceiling on top of the glass ceiling’

As the midterms near, black women in Georgia have been busy hosting events to rally voters

Ethiopia chooses women’s rights activist Meaza Ashenafi to head Supreme Court

The 2014 film ‘Difret’ depicts Ashenafi 's most famous case

In a surprise move, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down from party leadership

Her time at the helm of Europe’s largest economy is running out

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s cabinet is 50 percent women

The reformist prime minister named women to top positions

Michelle Obama is forging ahead with purpose

Obama launched social initiatives on voting and girls’ education

Why didn’t Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland have a Wikipedia page?

Our ideas about what qualifies someone as ‘notable’ are skewed