One way to tackle this violent crime is through DNA profiling.
Self-examination DNA collection techniques can help women bring the perpetrators of sexual violence to justice.
Twenty-nine-year-old Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the youngest woman to be elected to Congress, talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Striking 20th-century garment workers wore their best dresses and hats to send a message that they had the right to be taken seriously and have their voices heard.
Australian women have disproportionately been affected in times of drought.
Research shows water restrictions can mean well-off households have to cut down on leisure and luxury. For disadvantaged households, and particularly women, it is a different story.
For centuries, Pulter’s manuscript lay untouched at the University of Leeds’ Brotherton Library.
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In a time when women were expected to be silent, no topic was off limits for Pulter, who penned verses about politics, science and loss. Her manuscript was just published in a free digital archive.
With the exception of anger, women experience emotions more intensely and share their emotions more openly with others.
The women’s program was promised at budget time, when there was no.
separate women’s statement, as had been produced previously.
The O'Dwyer statement has an eye to areas where Labor has been taking the running. One focal point is seeking to improve the capacity of victims of domestic violence to rebuild their lives.
Lifetime Supply. Bee Hughes.
Art can be a powerful means to confront and subvert stigma around menstruation.
Women were key to morale on the home front.
Imperial War Museum (IWM)
Battling shortages and rising food and fuel prices, housewives played a vital part in Britain's first experience of 'total war'.
Getting enough physical activity can be challenging for women and girls, because they have to negotiate complex gender roles, stereotypes and cultural narratives about the body.
Women and adolescent girls say that being outdoors in nature offers opportunities to gain confidence in physical activity.
Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at her midterm election night party in New York City, Nov. 6, 2018.
In the next Congress, white men will make up 60 percent of the House and 71 percent of the Senate – a historic low.
Female workers at HM munitions factory in Queensferry, north Wales, c.1915.
Flintshire Record Office/People's Collection Wales
Wartime employment gains were merely on loan for women in Wales.
As more mothers re-enter the workforce, employers, governments and schools must support them.
Universal low-cost childcare and workplace flexibility will help mothers return to the workplace and are important investments in the Australian workforce.
Messaging services like WhatsApp open many doors for Nigerian women.
With technology women are able to become agents of their own change.
Having women in power may keep Ethiopia’s girls in school.
The appointment of women into positions of power can break stereotypes and inspire girls.
Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina in the new Netflix series.
The new Sabrina joins a host of other witches in pop culture, a witch revival that reflects more radical feminist politics.
The history of why witchcraft was seen as a woman's work.
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It's not just a matter of equality, it makes economic sense too.
Neve Te Aroha Ardern, just three months old, discovers UN headquarters in New York with his father and mother, who holds the highest political office in New Zealand.
The media interest in the New Zealand leader, who gave birth this summer, is an illustration of the difficulties faced by women who choose to pursue a career without sacrificing their lives as mothers.
Women asked to draw their careers draw circles, zig zags and snakes and ladders.
It's not just low pay and interrupted work that makes women poor in retirement.
Women only spaces are legally allowed to exist for a reason.