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Do Companies Have a Secret Quota on Female Employees? This Study Says Yes

It would be easy to assume that working for a company with a high-ranking female executive would be a plus—the hiring of women in leadership roles suggests that said company recognizes and values women and is willing to put its money where its mouth is. Read More »

#ThisDoesntMeanYes Is a Powerful New Anti-Rape Campaign Happening in the U.K.

One new anti-rape campaign in London takes aim at the notion that women who wear certain clothing are "asking for it."  Read More »

Want to See a Woman on the $20 Bill?

Prepare your wallets: The $20 bill might be getting a makeover. Last week, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) introduced a bill to update the $20 bill—specifically, to replace the current image of Andrew Jackson with a portrait of one of the most important female figures in United States history. Read More »

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe is Bringing Hope and Independence to Women of Uganda

Uganda faced brutal conflict for over 25 years, terrorized by warlord Joseph Kony, whose “Lord’s Resistance Army” abducted children and forced them to fight against their communities and families. Read More »

Meryl Streep's Next Role? Championing Female Screenwriters Over 40

Meryl Streep is no stranger to changing the game in Hollywood. This time, she's advocating for women who work behind the scenes in film. Read More »

Kathrine Switzer Reports Live from the Marathon Where She Made History

Today, pioneering marathon runner Kathrine Switzer is back where she Read More »

Women and Girls Who Escaped ISIS Describe Systematic Rape and Forced Marriage

Twelve-year-old Jalila (who's name has been changed for her safety) says her nightmare began when men from her village near Sinjar, Iraq, handed her and her family over to ISIS fighters as the family was trying to flee the area. Read More »

When You Google Image CEO, the First Female Photo on the Results Page Is Barbie

Try this: Google image "CEO." Notice anything? The first female Google image search result for "CEO" appears TWELVE rows down—and it's Barbie. Read More »

4 Champion Runners Answer the Eternal Question “Why Run?”

When it comes to running, many people either think of it as a necessary evil or something to avoid at all costs. Then there are the lucky few, who embrace the sport. Read More »

Sarah Jessica Parker is Coming Back to HBO in New Series, "Divorce"

Though the biggest Sex and the City devotees have been watching reruns for the past 10 years, we’re definitely ready for a few new episodes of something starring Sarah Jessica Parker Read More »

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