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The woman behind Michelle Obama’s instantly iconic hair

‘I know the importance that hair holds,’ Yene Damtew said

Virtual inauguration parade showcases talent, diversity from across the U.S.

Among the featured groups were the Native American Women’s Veterans Warriors, as well as figure skater Kaitlyn Saunders

A Black woman is set to make history as Boston mayor. ‘Her win is my win,’ these residents say.

Kim Janey is poised to shake up ‘an old-boys’ network’

More than 100 million women use Flo, a period-tracking app. Here’s why some are deleting it.

‘We get targeted ads enough — I thought it would be a safe space’

These activists helped end the U.K.’s ‘tampon tax.’ Here’s what they’re fighting for next.

‘It’s a great success that finally, in 2021, [people] don’t have to pay extra money to bleed’

She was arrested by Capitol Police for protesting Kavanaugh. The response to pro-Trump rioters was ‘an outrage.’

Women’s rights activists familiar with protesting at the Capitol are criticizing the tepid response

In Lisa Montgomery, formerly incarcerated women see echoes of their own stories: ‘She never had a chance to just live’

Criminal justice advocates say the profound abuse she suffered as a child is not unusual for women in prisons

The Capitol riots prompted reflection on school shootings for these students and teachers

As lawmakers described the trauma, some said that type of fear is a deeply felt reality in schools

One way women in D.C. are trying to identify pro-Trump rioters? Dating apps.

Profiles showed men in MAGA hats, with #StopTheSteal in their bios

A shocking 156,000 women left jobs in December. Here’s what’s behind that number.

Black women and Latinas were hit hardest