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.
Labor’s plan to pay super to women on paid parental leave would barely boost their retirement incomes.
Bill Shorten says Labor's plan to make super contributions on behalf of women on paid parental leave would have a "big impact". We find its impact would be be minuscule.
No one is saying the tennis star wasn't angry. But it's worth asking whether you thought she was more angry because she is a woman.
Staying at home puts women at greater risk of health problems – cities need to change to encourage them to go outside.
Under representation of women in the science and engineering career fields is a result of poor work life balance.
Limited by illiteracy and workloads women are less involved in Turkana.
Turkana women weren't properly represented in decisions made between the oil company and community.
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.