Girls in northern Egypt have launched a bike-riding campaign in protest against widespread intolerance towards female cyclists. It's unusual to see women cycling in Egypt, and some of those who do so harassment
In our latest lawn-to-drought-garden makeover submitted by readers, a Cheviot Hills lawn is removed and replaced with native grasses such as Carex pansa and Carex tumulicola to create a low-water urban
(Getty/Robyn Beck) Instead of going cautious and playing it safe, Clinton leaned hard toward feminism in the final debate with Trump Amanda Marcotte October 20, 2016 3:00pm (UTC) Hillary Clinton frequently
Child marriage is on the rise among Syrian refugees. Without the means to provide for their families, parents are arranging matches for children as young as 12. Dressed in a bright pink hijab, 16-year-old
Damned if you do, damned if you don't. Sometimes, the easiest way to get a profound point across is to paint a picture. Daisy Bernard, a London-based fashion illustrator and writer has done just that a
As a proud third wave feminist, let me take a moment to dispel that illusion for you right now: Women are not innocent, and anyone who would say that we are is not a feminist; more importantly, we don't
From bronze clitoris pendants to zines about Dracula’s, the female sex organ is having a moment in France Paul Verlaine celebrated it in his 1889 poem Printemps as a “shining pink button”, but thanks the
Can everyone grow up, please? Thanks. Last Thursday, Serena Williams, the 21-time Grand Slam winner, was playing a match at Wimbledon. Except that her tennis skills were not the topic of conversation.
An 'honor killing' involves a woman being murdered for her marriage choices, premarital sex and more. The 2016 Oscars was a big night for calling out world problems: Chris Rock slammed Hollywood for its
(Gajus via Shutterstock) Research reveals women living in the lowest-income areas in the U.S. are twice as likely to suffer maternal death January 16, 2015 10:00am (UTC) This originally appeared on Next
The governments of Iceland and Suriname are hosting a high-level conference designed to change the way men and boys think and engage in discussions about gender equality. The two-day Barbershop conference,
This just in: Women haven't made any progress in film in 17 years. Did you know that half of the people in the world are women? A new study suggests that Hollywood does not! Looking at the top 250 movies
Maryland parents are under investigation by Children’s Protective Services (CPS) for allowing their 10-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son to walk from a local park to their home through a suburban community.
It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve