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Tuesday is Ada Lovelace Day: let's celebrate inspirational women

By encouraging people to talk about the achievements of women whom they admire in science, technology, engineering and maths, we can create new role models for girls and women involved in these traditionally male-dominated areas<p>In the 1960s, a group of women agreed to undergo the same gruelling …

Walk Down The Aisle: 12 Women Reveal Who 'Gave Them Away' On The Big Day

Tradition dictates that it's the bride's father who walks her down aisle during the wedding ceremony. But what if you don't have a great relationship with your father? Or he passed away before your wedding day? Or what if you just don't want an escort?<p>On Saturday, we asked our followers on Twitter …

Louisiana Wants Women to Wait 30 Days Before Having an Abortion

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Earlier this month, Americans United for Life ranked Louisiana as 2013's No. 1 pro-life state …

International Women's Day: Photos Celebrate Women And Girls Around The World

On March 8, the world celebrates International Women's Day, a moment to mark the strength, power and achievements of women worldwide. For the occasion, The WorldPost brings you ten stunning portraits of women around the world.<p>Daily wage laborer Mamoni Rabha, 45, hangs rubber sheets to dry at a …

Coding for women: could I learn to program in a day?

In the Year of Code, the government wants to get children hooked on coding, but how do we get more girls into it? My lesson in coding was revealing<p>This year, in case anyone missed the memo, is the "Year of Code". The government announcement came last week, along with plans for all children to be …

78 Percent Of Women Spend An Hour A Day On Their Appearance, Study Says

Earlier this month, we learned that the average makeup bag contains $170 worth of products.<p>On Monday, a new Today/AOL "Ideal to Real" body image survey was released, and it shows that people are giving up one of their most precious possessions -- time -- in exchange for their looks. The survey …

A Day In The Life: Women Tech Innovators

In 2014, women still represent a small fraction of entrepreneurs, investors, coders and engineers in America. <i>Tell Me More</i> host Michel Martin engages innovative women in tech around the Twitter hashtag #NPRWIT. On the radio, we'll meet women who are driving the rise of the technology sector in this …

Dare Bravely, Speak Boldly: 10 Lessons From Leading Women On Closing The Gender Gap

<i>“International Women’s Day is our opportunity to reflect as women on how far we have come and what more we need to do to make sure women everywhere have the opportunity to write their own story. Changing the world, like living your own life well, requires a sense of purpose, the courage to pursue</i> …

International Women’s Day: 10 of Canada’s most inspiring women share how they would celebrate

Andre Pichette/The Canadian Press<p>Dr. Roberta Bondar<p><i>Dr. Roberta Bondar is Canada’s first female astronaut.</i><p>“All of us need to look at women in countries outside the western world who continue to struggle for the basic human rights of respect, dignity and access to education. When women are educated, …

Human Rights

Stars March (in Heels!) to End Violence Against Women In Honor Of International Women's Day

There's something powerful about a room full of women, especially with those who have traveled around the world to make it a better place for girls …

On Pi Day, check out pie chart showing most low-wage jobs are held by women - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

It’s March 14. That’s 3/14. So it’s Pi Day. Remember from high school that π ≈ 3.14? Of course you do.<p>In honor of this momentous occasion, the …