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India Appoints Third Transgender Judge

This year marked the third time a transgender judge was appointed in India. Swati Bidhan Baruah is the...

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New Survey Shows Women Support More Access to Abortion Pill

A new survey found women ages 18 to 49 supported greater access to medication abortion. More than seven...

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Ireland to Create Women Only Professor Jobs

Ireland announced it’s plan to combat the gender-gap in college teaching jobs by creating women-only professor positions. The...

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She Ran and She Voted and She Won

"The law cannot do it for us. We must do it for ourselves. Women in this country must...

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Ethiopia Appoints First Female President

Ethiopia’s parliament has appointed Sahle-Work Zewde as it’s first female President. Formerly head of the African Union and...

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Black Female Entrepreneurs Granted $160M by Small Business Association

A new report revealed the Small Business Association granted more than $160 million in loans to African American...

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India Supreme Court Allows Women on Periods to Enter Temple

India’s Supreme Court recently lifted a ban on menstruating women entering one of the country’s most prominent Hindu...

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London Combats Sexual Harassment with UN Program

Women and girls can now feel a little safer when walking around the streets of London. This past...

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Parents Pay Sons More for Chores than Daughters Study Finds

According to a new study, parents pay their sons more money in weekly allowances for chores than they...

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Incarcerated Women and Girls Increases 700 Percent

The number of incarcerated women and girls has increased 700 percent since 1980. A report published this spring...