The law also allows the fast-tracking of sexual assault cases, as part of a wider effort to address sexual violence against women and children in the in the country.
Throughout his career, Connery had been dogged by misogyny allegations that were fueled by comments he made over five decades ago to Playboy magazine.
The economic progress women have made in recent decades is frighteningly at risk. That's bad for families—and business.
Former "A Prairie Home Companion" host under fire for saying Roe v. Wade not "worth fighting for anymore."
"We're gathering to send the visible message that they must address the public's priorities—health care, reproductive rights, voting rights, racial justice, and more—not fast track a nominee who threatens our health and our rights," one organization told Newsweek.
"This is something that people are willing to get in the streets and fight for," said Rachel O'Leary Carmona, executive director of Women's March.
Mothers are facing impossible expectations in the COVID-19 pandemic—and it hurts all of us. Employers and national leaders must take action.
The Susan B. Anthony Museum and House said that pardoning the suffragist only gives more validation to the charges against her.
The U.S. has few statues commemorating women in history, but a new statue being unveiled in Central Park this month could mark the changing of tides as it's the first statue in the park's history that recognizes non-fiction women.
Facing a new class-action lawsuit, Michigan must decide whether to defend its imposition of a punitive and discriminatory tax.
In just a few years, the Trump Administration has turned the United States from a key supporter of healthcare for women and girls into its primary antagonist
Biden said he would reverse the Trump administration's rule preventing Planned Parenthood clinics from obtaining Title X funds.
My rape and assault on Cairo's Tahrir Square in 2011 made headlines the world over, but women in Egypt continued to suffer abuse away from media attention, for years. This might be changing at last.
About four-in-10 Republican men said that women's gains in society have come at the expense of men.
Lack of cohesive police protocol, combined with power imbalance and deep, lingering stigma around menstruation, leads to inevitable potential for abuse.
This isn't just a terrible, temporary situation in a few states. The bans—and the way they're defended in court—could determine the future of U.S. abortion rights.
It has been 60 years since the FDA first approved the birth control pill on May 9, 1960. It emerged as an essential pillar of women's ability to have good quality of life.
Ginsburg "expects to stay in the hospital for a day or two," the U.S. Supreme Court said.
FGM is notoriously difficult to prosecute, with a culture of fear and secrecy protecting perpetrators and failing their victims.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the U.S, our inboxes started to flood with messages from people needing help.
"We're in a state of war; we're in a humanitarian crisis," said María de la Luz Estrada, the coordinator of the National Citizen's Observatory of Femicide.
International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March 8 to acknowledge the achievements of women and push for further equality and representation.
The artists behind the Google Doodle wanted to show how much the women's rights movement has grown since the Suffragettes.
"We seem to be hitting a wall," said Pedro Conceição, head of UNDP's Human Development Report Office.
The doodle shows a portrait of Anthony on a brick wall, while a line of diverse women wait to vote.
The ERA would protect all of us—and it has finally been ratified by three-fourths of the states. Clear the roadblocks. It's time to amend the Constitution.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley called out the education secretary for a remark she made at a Washington, D.C. event.