While women have a long history among violent militant organizations in Europe and Latin America, female attackers have been far more rare in such organizations as al-Qaida, where women are normally encouraged to raise families and tend homes for male fighters.
A day after a man convicted as a minor in a brutal 2012 gang rape and murder in New Delhi was released from detention, India’s Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals to extend his sentence in a case that has sparked a passionate debate over juvenile justice.
In 2015, female candidates for state legislative seats are just as likely to win as their male competitors. The challenge is getting them to run.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says most of the services favored opening all jobs to women — and he overrode the Marine Corps seeking partial exceptions.
Federal appeals judges on Monday agreed with a lower court that a politically polarizing 2013 abortion law is unconstitutional, finding it endangered the health of women.
Jonathan Butler started a hunger strike over the way minorities were treated at the University of Missouri Columbia. One of his grievances was that Planned Parenthood services had been cut from the school.
After a thorough review of the benefits and limitations of mammograms, the nation’s top cancer-fighting organization is advising women that they can wait until they are 45 years old to start using the tests to screen for breast cancer.
Why do anti-abortion activists and politicians exhaust themselves trying to destroy Planned Parenthood, while ignoring embryo-destroying fertility clinics?
Women between the ages of 25 and 29 and ages 45 and older had babies at the same rate in 2014 as they did in 2013.
Survey finds voting preferences for nascent groups — women with graduate degrees, minorities, and millennials — trend towards Democrats.
Sharon Ly, a systems engineer at Twitter, offers advice to women on how to break into tech. as well as how the industry could do more for female employees.