China will aim to reduce the prevalence of “medically unnecessary” abortions, according to guidelines released by the central government on Monday, as part of a…View More China’s Vow to Reduce Abortions Sparks Public Worries
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Taliban fighters violently suppressed a women’s protest Saturday in Kabul, while 70 miles to the north ex-Afghan army and militia members battled the Islamist group…View More Taliban Fighters Crush a Women’s Protest Amid Flickers of Resistance
TOKYO — When Naomi Koshi was elected in June to the board of one of Japan’s largest telecommunications companies, she became one of the few…View More Few Women Ascend Japan’s Corporate Ladder. Is Change Finally Coming?
“If you’re going to be a feminist on a hot planet, you have to be a climate feminist.” — Katharine K. Wilkinson, a co-editor of…View More The Climate Crisis Is Worse for Women. Here’s Why.
Some members of an Afghan girls’ robotics team that captured international attention have arrived in Qatar, the group says, joining a growing number of people…View More Some members of Afghanistan’s all-girls robotics team flee the country.
TOKYO — Kurumi Mochizuki is the kind of skilled soccer player who can roll a ball from between her shoulder blades to the top of…View More Expected to Be Demure, Japan’s Girls Face Steep Hurdles to Athletic Dreams
The body of a 39-year-old woman in rural Colorado who went missing Friday morning while on a walk with her two dogs was found hours…View More Colorado Woman Killed in Apparent Bear Attack
FAYSH KHABUR BORDER CROSSING, Iraq — The nine young mothers rushed into the spartan offices of a Syrian border post, looking for the sons and…View More Women Once Enslaved by ISIS Are Reunited With Their Children
WASHINGTON — President Biden on Monday directed the Education Department to conduct an expansive review of all policies on sex and gender discrimination and violence…View More Biden Will Revisit Trump Rules on Campus Sexual Assault
There are similarities between the recession’s effect on men and women’s employment, but also crucial differences. By Claire Cain Miller The perception that we’re in…View More Mothers Are Regaining Jobs, Even While Shouldering Pandemic Burdens at Home
A Chinese divorce court has ordered a husband to pay his wife more than $7,700 in compensation for the housework she performed during five years…View More Husband Must Pay Wife $7,700 for Years of Housework, Chinese Court Rules
“This is not just a council. It’s a plan to take a government-wide approach to gender equity.” — Jennifer Klein, co-chair of President Biden’s new…View More The White House Is Taking Women’s Issues Seriously. Really.
Students, staff and academics across the world are voicing their indignation after the University of St. Andrews in Scotland failed to renew the contract of…View More Scottish University Draws Ire for Dismissing Female Gender Studies Lead