Golshid Mola wanted to create a marketplace for the works of underground Iranian designers and artists. But American sanctions against Iran make her goal, and the goals of other Iranian American entrepreneurs, all but impossible.
Choose carefully. That's what a a Cornell gerontologist says elderly women want younger women to know about love and marriage. Listen to what your friends say, and, as old-fashioned as this sounds, ask yourself: Is your partner a good "provider?"
A decade ago, then-Harvard president Larry Summers ignited a firestorm when he suggested women weren't predisposed to the sciences. Eileen Pollack, author of a book on the brouhaha, credits the widely castigated Summers for at least raising the question — and says society still isn't encouraging women in key fields.
Hollywood's most bankable star was paid less than male colleagues, part of a pattern exposed by the Sony Pictures hack. Charlize Theron already has gotten even.
What determines success? Just intelligence? What about grit and determination? A recent study shows that fields in which people believe 'innate genius' determines success have fewer women than men. What's THAT about?
Jayne Larson got an intimate view of the life of a Saudi princess when she worked as a chauffeur for the royal family. There was no job application. "I was asked if I was a Jew and I’m not, so I got the job."
Among the thousands of young Hondurans coming to the US last year were Garifuna, descendants of African slaves with their own distinct culture. But some Garifuna are opting to stay. Here's why.
Saudi Arabia may be the only country where women aren't allowed to drive, but it’s not the only place where woman are forbidden from getting behind the wheel. It even happens in some communities in the US.
Half of all pregnancies in the predominantly Catholic Philippines are unintended. That may change as the country begins to roll out its new reproductive health law, but the Catholic Church — and even the pope — are still fighting the push for free contraception.
Shymaa Abou el-Yazed is not your average young Egyptian woman: She’s the captain of the Egyptian karate team and a reigning world champion — despite coming from a country where women’s rights are under constant threat.