Women often suffer the most from environmental degradation. A nonprofit in Colombia is trying to make their needs central to conservation.
Women’s History Month
A new documentary interviews “Greenham Common Women”—tough, dedicated protesters in the struggle against nuclear weapons and nuclear war.
The basic human rights of proper health care and opportunities through work should be available to everyone.
Leaving behind a prolific body of work and a powerful legacy, Black feminist writer and thinker bell hooks taught us about radical intersectional politics—and love.
From anti-communist witch-hunts to independence movements to wages for housework and rights for sex workers, 91-year-old Selma James has been in the struggle for a lifetime.
Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, countless deaf women fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote.
Studying history is like detective work—especially when the rebellion of Black women has been left out of the story.
Life around Lugu Lake—high up in the Himalayas, straddling China’s Yunnan and Sichuan provinces—has been changing rapidly. Until relatively recently, the Mosuo, a Chinese ethnic minority of about 40,000 people,
The example of gender equality in Haudenosaunee society gave 19th-century White women some big ideas.
The science fiction subgenre known for its utopian and liberation themes has become a vehicle for Black women artists.
A century ago, impoverished European immigrants got health care and practical help from the settlement house movement.
Somali health care practitioners are addressing the cultural and medical concerns of women in their communities.
A little more financial security could make the difference between life and death for these women, who are often relegated to the margins of society.
One million women and girls around the world offered answers. Now their responses are influencing reproductive health care policy.
Women’s leadership won’t be a panacea for the overwhelming whiteness of climate leadership, but it’s a starting place.
The Detroit Blk Gurls Do Tarot Facebook group empowers women in traditional spiritualities.
adrienne maree brown shares unabashed love for the visionary writer, here and in the new documentary “Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin.”
Through a voluntary land tax and donations from land owners, this organization is working to create an alternative land base for Indigenous people in California’s East Bay.
Author Dani McClain wants us to stop pathologizing Black mothers’ experiences in this country.
Infertility affects Black women twice as much as other women—and they’re less likely to seek assistance.
These authors pull no punches in tackling head-on the topics of race, gender, and justice.
Black women have been poorly represented in the mainstream. So a new yearlong fellowship prepares women to redefine the stories that are being told and control who gets to tell them.
Before Big Beer and microbreweries, beer-making was the domain of goddesses and alewives.
An unsung shero of the early 20th century, Rose Schneiderman organized women to fight for laws to protect them from sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.
Inspired by Ava DuVernay’s documentary ‘13th,’ and their own experiences, these women mentor youth to keep them out of the criminal justice system.
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