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We Were Forced into Arranged Marriages...but We Fought Back
Niger has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. These three women refused to become a statistic.
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House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban
The bill has an exception for rape survivors, but it's a narrow one.
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A Scary Look at What Life Is Like for Women in Military Academies
From blatant sexism to sexual assault.
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ACLU Asks the Government to Investigate the Gender Gap in Hollywood
Specifically with respect to female directors.
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We Have Another Woman in the 2016 Presidential Race
Carly Fiorina announces her bid.
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Malala Yousafzai's Attackers Have Been Sentenced to Life in Prison
Finally, some justice.
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Drops Some Serious Truth Bombs About Same-Sex Marriage
She and Sonia Sotomayor let them have it.
Pope Francis at the Vatican
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Pope Francis Says It's "Pure Scandal" That Women Don't Have Equal Pay
Preach! Literally!
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New Data Shows That More People Support Gay Marriage Than Ever Before
It's a history-making moment.
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The FDA Might Finally Be Able to Recall Dangerous Beauty Products
Which is good, because your makeup is currently unregulated. Eep.
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SMH: A Female CEO Is Saying Women Can't Be President
They apparently do not disqualify the CEO herself from a leadership role.
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These Chinese Feminists Were Put in Jail for Protesting Sexual Harassment
But then, after a public outcry, the "Feminist Five" were released.
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"To Say He Wants to Bully Women Is Absurd": Kelley Paul Speaks Out About Her Husband's Latest Moves
The potential future First Lady talks to MarieClaire.com.
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Hillary Clinton Is Officially Running for President
How modern that the news leaked by email.
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Rand Paul Is Not Making Friends with Female Journalists
Apparently he's a better interviewer than they are.
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Look Out, Brooklyn: Hillary Clinton Is Coming
Her campaign just signed a lease for its new headquarters.
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Arizona Passes Crazy New Law That Makes Doctors Tell Women Their Abortions Are "Reversible"
What?
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Meet the "Intolerant Jackass Act," a Piece of Proposed Legislation We Can Really Get Behind
It's hilariously awesome.
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There Are Some Really Insightful Moments in This Hillary Clinton Speech About Women's Equality
"There's never been a better time in history to be born female."
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Uber Is Promising to Create One Million Jobs for Women by 2020
Inspiring move, or damage control?
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This Lebanese Journalist Shut Down a Sexist Sheik on Live TV
"Some people think men have a birthright to exert control over women."
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Infuriating News of the Day: Women with Disabilities Are Three Times More Likely to Be Raped
Rage.
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8 First Ladies Who Should Have Been President
More progress, less bickering.
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The White House Is Launching a Huge New Program to "Let Girls Learn" Around the World
President Obama and the First Lady will announce it this afternoon.
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A Step Forward in the Fight Against Rape: New York Police Open a Sexual Assault Hotline for Students
The phone number will have trained staff available 24/7.
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George Clooney Wrote a Harrowing Op-Ed About "Torture Rapes" in Darfur
"We must not forget the survivors."
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New Research Shows That Female Senators Get More Shit Done Than Men (Naturally)
They're better at working together, making deals—basically kicking ass.
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