An exam room at the Planned Parenthood South Austin Health Center in Texas.
One in 4 US women receives an abortion sometime in her life. Who are the women who choose to end their pregnancies?
A new research project is helping Nigerien women access valuable, accurate information from which they are too often cut off.
Luvia Hernandez Gomez, right, receives a monthly stipend from the Mexican government to help take care of her niece, center, and daughter, left.
Mexico gives poor, jobless moms up to $147 a month to feed and educate their kids. But money with strings attached may actually overburden women while freeing up their husbands' time and money.
Appearance has become entwined with our perceptions of health.
A woman's work on her body will never be done if she wants to live a normal life.
Pro-life and pro-choice protesters rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court in June.
REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
Over the past 45 years, women have married later, attained higher education and joined the workforce in record numbers. Could it all be turned back?
Research that explores resettlement issues from refugee women’s perspectives are needed to inform settlement policy and programs effectively.
Refugee women's voices are often left out of resettlement policy. A participatory research method called photovoice helps uncover resettlement issues from their perspectives.
Sexualised images of women persist in sport media, despite the changing demographics of fans.
Women now make up a sizeable share of football audiences, but unless decked out in short shorts and cropped jerseys, they are barely visible in the media.
The pilot, Jessie Maude Miller (right), became the first woman to fly between Australia and England, before moving the US.
Thousands of Australian women took flight to the US in the early 20th century, escaping sexism at home for success overseas. They included architects, artists, dentists and an economist who advised JFK.
Many women in this caravan of Central American migrants said they were fleeing physical and sexual violence. The Trump administration has overridden an Obama-era ruling that domestic abuse may be grounds for asylum.
Countries have some flexibility in interpreting UN agreements on refugee rights. But Sessions' decision that abused women don't qualify for asylum in the US is an extraordinarily severe ruling.
Senegalese women queuing to vote at a polling station in Dakar.
To understand why women in Africa are less politically represented than men, one needs to look into the history of the continent's gender gap when it comes to matters of leadership and governance.
Women make up just 1% of the workforce in the construction, engineering and automotive trades in Australia.
Bringing more women into the trades requires challenging social stigmas and improving mentoring programs and workplace culture.
South Sudanese women queue to vote.
South Sudan’s chiefs wield real power, administering customary laws to resolve local disputes. But they often reinforce gender inequalities – could the new chief change this?
During the war, the poster on the left, painted by J. Howard Miller, was only on display for only two weeks. Norman Rockwell’s, on the other hand, was seen by millions.
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During the war, few Americans actually saw the 'Rosie the Riveter' poster that's become a cultural icon.
Many autistic women may be missing out on a diagnosis, new study reveals.
A lawyer reports from Ireland days ahead of this vital vote.
Indigenous women lose out from the Coalition’s latest budget.
Despite the government spruiking its tax relief for Australians in this year's budget, many women will not benefit from the tax plan.
Celtic’s goal should be shared by others.
Celtic Women v Aberdeen
The Scottish club's move to support women's struggles with menstruation and sport is the first of its kind.
Woman on the march.
Palestinian women are the backbone of a fragmented and demoralised society.
The almost total ban on abortion in Ireland does not work to protect women's health.
Rio Tinto executive Kellie Parker said that in traditionally male dominated blue collar industries like mining, the types of jobs on offer have changed due to automation.
Women have less to fear than men, and probably more to benefit, from the advent of robots.