President Barack Obama is set to address gender pay inequality at a town hall, but a leading expert on the issue says the problem starts at home, and it’s time for men to do more.
When the elite aerial team called the Blue Angels formed in 1946, all of its pilots were men. In 2014, the same thing was true. Now history has been made with the addition of Capt. Katie Higgins, the first female pilot to serve with the Navy's world-famous demonstration squadron.
It's been a year since Boko Haram captured more than 200 school girls in Nigeria — and the news isn't good. The new president of Nigeria says it's doubtful any of the girls will ever return.
Beijing says the international community needs to keep its nose out China’s own affairs. But the Chinese government might be more accommodating than such statements would suggest.
Photographer Keiko Hiromi recently documented grassroots efforts by Liberian NGOs to fight Ebola and the stigma impacting survivors.
Aumpon Paloa didn't realize she was pregnant until she was about seven months along, which was about the same time her high school teacher noticed and recommended she leave school.
For years, Iranian women have been barred from attending sports stadiums — and sometimes given jail sentences when they try to get into games. But now it looks like they might finally get the chance to watch some sports in the flesh.
The app, called Maya, provides a platform where women can freely speak about their emotional, medical, legal, and social needs anonymously, without being judged.
The doctor who initially called police to report his child abuse suspicions of Purvi Patel is listed as a member of a pro-life medical association. Patel was charged with child neglect and later with killing her fetus, and she was sentenced to 20 consecutive years in prison. This makes her the first woman in the US to be convicted and sentenced fon "feticide" charges for ending her own pregnancy.
Purvi Patel was convicted of feticide in Indiana. Her case has raised concerns that it could become a precedent to support more convictions of women who lose their pregnancies or self-abort. But the case also shows how complex pregnancy and gestation really are — and how little we in the US want to talk about unexpected outcomes.