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Prohibit Child Marriage

<b>To the Editor:</b><p>Re “It’s Legal for 14-Year-Olds to Marry. Cuomo Disapproves” (news article, March 14): Some Americans may be astonished that child marriage still takes place in the United States, but we should not be. Cultural and religious norms that block access of girls and women to education and …

United States

Why aren't all girls getting the education they deserve?

<i>By Aaron Benavot, director of the</i> <i>GEM Report, UNESCO</i><p><b>One answer: poverty.</b><p>Despite every government in the world promising free, equitable and quality …

Russia urged to ban 'Beauty and the Beast' remake over gay 'propaganda'

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> A Russian lawmaker has urged that country's government to ban Disney's new "Beauty and the Beast" remake after labeling it "a blatant, shameless propaganda of sin and perverted sexual relationships."<p>The complaint was detailed in a letter sent by Vitaly Milonov to the Culture Minister …

Beauty and the Beast

Everything You Need to Know About the Women's Strike on March 8

The Women's March on Washington—and its international counterparts—was one of the most extensive and powerful demonstrations of social activism in modern history. And if what's planned for International Women's Day is any indicator, there are no signs of this type of action slowing down.<p>On March 8 …

How do you solve a problem like the gender funding gap?

Alack of funding and confidence is holding many female entrepreneurs back, but a new venture aims to make accessing finance more equitable.<p>Finding funds to grow a business is notoriously difficult – and if it’s a female-led business, the challenge can be even tougher. Some studies have shown that …

Women Entrepreneurs

A teen feminist guide to the world right now

As the world is right now, feminism is more important than ever. Period. The right to safe, legal abortion access in the United States, Ireland, Poland and beyond are threatened. Young women are most at risk when it comes to experiencing depression and anxiety. Our governments are rolling back …

Feminism

How the New Feminist Resistance Leaves Out American Women

Within days of Donald J. Trump’s election, the American left, newly animated in opposition, settled on a rallying cry: “Love trumps hate.” Inherent in the slogan is the idea that Mr. Trump stands for division and discrimination, while his opponents stand for love and inclusion. Nowhere was this …

Abortion and Big-Tent Feminism

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox.</i><p>On most issues, women are significantly more liberal than men, young Americans are more liberal than older Americans and African-Americans are more …

Une semaine dans la vie des femmes...

<b>- Dimanche :</b> une marche anti-IVG défile dans Paris. Les militants hostiles à l'avortement ont reçu l'appui du pape François et du mouvement Sens …

Donald Trump

« Elle est contre l’avortement » : la caméra cachée qui fait flipper

« Cam Clash », ça vous dit quelque chose ? Ces vidéos en caméra cachée scrutent les réactions des Français(es) sur des sujets de société souvent …

Politique en France

Leïla Slimani : « Je suis féministe et je le revendique »

Elle a décroché le Goncourt, enceinte ! Un beau symbole pour notre journée ELLE et les Femmes du 17 janvier. Rencontre avec une écrivaine engagée qui …

Livres

Inégalités de salaires : Natalie Portman dénonce les pratiques à Hollywood

« Il faut savoir que nous gagnons 30 cents quand les hommes gagnent un dollar » : c’est le constat en forme de coup de gueule qu’a poussé l’actrice …

Parité

10 destinations pour voyager en famille

<i>L’enthousiasme des petits et l’accueil que leur réserve la population font des voyages en famille de grands moments – et plus encore si vous optez</i> …

Dix lieux étranges et merveilleux à visiter en 2017

Besoin d'évasion pour bien débuter l'année ? Optez pour l'une de nos dix destinations insolites. Champs de baobabs, volcan en activité ou nage avec …

Voyages

Week-ends : France

La Côte de Granit Rose, le bassin d'Arcachon, les jardins de l'Anjou, les ruelles de Colmar, le Vieux Nice, les routes de lavande... Des destinations …

Voyages

Où partir en septembre 2017 ?

La Roumanie se visite de la Transylvanie à la mer Noire, le Golfe du Morbihan prolonge l'été et Cape Town mise sur l'art contemporain...<p>La Roumanie, …

Voyages