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Ibtihaj Muhammad and Jen Welter on breaking barriers: ‘Don’t let society confine you to a box’

The athletes discuss keeping the ‘door open’ for others

Valerie Jarrett and Tina Tchen tried to be ‘one of the guys.’ It didn’t always work when they got pregnant.

The United State of Women summit co-chairs reflect on their past

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke and comedian Amanda Seales discuss the ‘burden of black womanhood’

How a first-time chat between the activists ended in a hug

Michelle Obama tells women no politician can ‘save us from ourselves’

It is the ‘fearless’ next generation that gives her hope

A bipartisan solution is needed for paid family leave in the United States

ANALYSIS | But there are many challenges

‘Strength and determination’: Inside a Haitian maternity clinic

PHOTO ESSAY | The country has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world

Why some people are criticizing Justin Trudeau for correcting a woman who said ‘mankind’

ANALYSIS | The Canadian prime minister prefers ‘peoplekind’

7 erotica artists on Instagram who fear getting deleted

‘It’s so precarious’

When people didn’t believe in Nellie Bly, she became a pioneer investigative reporter

‘BRAZEN’ | Excerpts from a forthcoming graphic novel highlighting women throughout history