On Tuesday, after an onslaught of tweets and emails and facing a growing advertising boycott, Facebook agreed to do more to combat gender-based hate speech.
IPS – Native Women Bring Solar Energy to Chile’s Atacama Desert | Inter Press Service. Three indigenous communities from the Chilean highlands have just received solar panels, which will be […]
In the lofty library of the Royal Society in London, and on laptops across the world, a mass attempt is being made on Friday to correct a gross injustice – […]
The U.S. government on Thursday marked International Women’s Day by recognizing 10 women who are fighting for human rights and equality.
For Female Ex-Cons, College Degrees and New Lives. “I never imagined I would end up in prison,” says Vivian Nixon. “I was supposed to go to law school, or be […]
The Josephine beauty parlor in northern Paris is celebrating its first birthday Thursday and the success of a simple idea: When life is ugly, make women feel beautiful.
US Aims to Empower World’s Women Farmers. U.S. aid officials are launching a new way to measure whether their efforts to empower women farmers are working. For the full article: […]
The Sundance Institute and Women In Film are working together to track female filmmakers who are showing their work at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and plan to use the […]
Women Scientists Honored At Pan African University Launch. Several of Africa’s top women scientists have been honored at ceremonies to mark the founding of a new Pan African University. The […]
Exhibit Enlists Visitors in Helping Abused Women. The exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center features stories of women who have taken action to change their lives: Saima Muhammad, a Pakistani […]