More than 19,000 people in Japan have signed a petition to ban office dress codes which force women to wear high heels to work.
The 2019 class of graduates included a record number of Black and Hispanic women.
17-year-old Caroline Marks became the first woman to win the same $100,000 prize as her male counterparts earlier this week when she won the first competition of the 2019 World Surf League’s Championship Tour.
The wall was a statement of gender equality, and a call to end violent protests against women trying to enter Kerala’s Sabarimala temple, a pilgrimage site for Hindus.
Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland made history on Tuesday by becoming the first Native American women elected to Congress.
Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota became the first Muslim women elected to Congress.
More than 100 women were projected to win seats in the House of Representatives, easily shattering the record.
Kathy Ottersten and Liz Lyke recently took positions as elected officials during the past municipal election.
California will be the first state to require publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on their board of directors.
A record number of women have won major party nominations for governor and Congressional representatives this year a full month before primary season is officially over.
Saudi Arabia has issued driving licences to women for the first time in decades just weeks before a ban on female drivers is lifted.
A prominent Saudi prince and business magnate has added his voice to the debate over women’s rights in his country, urging it to abandon its driving ban for women. Stop the debate, the prince, Alwaleed bin Talal, wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. It’s time for women to drive.
Applicants for Murray Edwards College will simply have to identify as a woman at the time they submit their application.
Women in Saudi Arabia will be permitted to drive in the kingdom, according to a royal decree issued in Riyadh on Tuesday that overturned one of the most widely criticized restrictions on human rights.
The ancient Hindu tradition of Chhaupadi, whereby women are confined to animal sheds during menstruation to keep impurity out of the home, was banned by the supreme court in 2005.
The money will be deployed via three streams to tackle the different issues facing women of color in distinct ways.
On Monday, in protest of the pay gap, thousands of Icelandic women decided to work the hours their pay merited by leaving their workplaces promptly when the clock struck 2:38.
Olivia Records was a collective founded in 1973 to record and market women’s music.
After a hard-fought series of votes in the U.S. Congress and in state legislatures, the Nineteenth Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution on August 26, 1920.
In 1984 Russia sent the first woman, Svetlana Savitskaya, on a spacewalk. Since then, twelve U.S. women have completed 43 spacewalks.
Christina Koch and Jessica Meir completed the first spacewalk with an all-women team. Since cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to do a spacewalk in 1984, women have participated in 42 spacewalks.
Women will now be able to get abortions up to 22 weeks into their pregnancy without proving that their health will be impacted if they continue the pregnancy.
Indonesia’s parliament has revised the country’s marriage law to lift the minimum age at which women can marry by three years to 19, a move welcomed by campaigners as a step toward curbing child marriage.
The plan will provide Medicaid coverage to approximately 90,000 undocumented residents between ages 19 and 25.
The New York City Mayor’s Office is addressing the underrepresentation of women in music by opening up $500,000 worth of grants to local female-identifying musicians.