Many people, especially those in the business world, see the word mindfulness or meditation and immediately freak out. It's hard to blame them. The terms have been thrust in front of the modern psyche.
TV "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson has been taken off the A&E hit series "indefinitely," following anti-gay comments he made in a GQ interview published online Wednesday that appears in the Dec. 24
Low-income women and single mothers are more likely to live with financial stress and regret, but they're also more optimistic about their prospects. Usually, we think of poverty in terms of economic A
Gigi Chao, the lesbian heiress whose father is trying to marry her to a man by offering an £80 million dowry, writes an open letter to say her heart is not for sale Gigi Chao, 34, who has been inundated
U.S. news / Updated Feb. 21, 2014 / 4:42 PM GMT Same-sex marriage proponents are gathering steam. Recent high profile rulings on gay marriage tell only part of the story about the avalanche of lawsuits
Women in Nepal do the lion's share of agricultural work, and it's common for them to continue working in the fields throughout pregnancy. But this can seriously affect their health, and that of their child.
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UPDATE/BONUS: Since this went up, we posted another map—this one of the popular languages throughout the country. Peel back the obvious English or Spanish and there’s a surprising amount of diversity languages
Violence against women is "an extensive human rights abuse" across Europe with one in three women reporting some form of physical or sexual abuse since the age of 15 and 8% suffering abuse in the last
Men must learn what gender equality means and stop trying to control women's lives if future development goals are to have any real traction, the head of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Monday.
Indigenous women in the far north face high levels of sexual violence and exploitation, report says. Inuit families sell their babies online, pimp out their daughters and turn a blind eye to human trafficking.
In a village in India's eastern state of Bihar, a baby girl is born. Her father, desperate for a boy, drowns the infant in a vat of milk in front of his neighbours. Thankfully, this is not a true story.
The field is nearly two-thirds female. Is it because of a lack of better options—or is it, in fact, the best possible option? About a decade ago, Adriana Sol was helping design ads in Miami Beach when
About one in 10 girls around the world experiences serious sexual violence, the UN children's agency has said in a major report detailing the "staggering extent" of sexual, physical and emotional abuse
The day after Jandyra went for an abortion her body was found mutilated beyond recognition. Donna Bowater reports on the plight of millions of women who put their lives in the hands of gangs running dangerous
Why don’t more women in the US bike? Men are two to four times more likely to make a bicycle trip than women, and just one quarter of bicycle commuters are women nationwide. The gap is large, and no city
Shoshana Roberts was taped walking through New York City for a day and captured all of the comments men made to her. "Somebody's acknowledging you for being beautiful... you should say 'thank you' more!"
It will take 81 years for the worldwide gender gap to close if progress continues at the current rate, according to the latest report by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Women currently have 60% of the