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5 Women Running the Show Behind Iconic Male Brands
    The five women changing the game at historically male-dominated brands.

7 Blatantly Sexist Things Men Say to Us Every Day (That We Often Overlook)
    The seven most blatantly sexist things men say at work and home. (And you probably don't even realize it!)

320 Women Embark on a Crazy Journey Across the Sahara
    Equipped with just a compass, a map, and a duffel bag, driving everything from Range Rovers to polaris scrambler 850 ATVS, 320 women from 25 countries gathered in the Moroccan Sahara for a navigational competition called the gazelles rally, or what m

The Unexpected Lessons I Learned Working in Politics
    Advice from 9 women who have made a career in politics.

The 10 Countries Where It's THE WORST to be a Woman
    Prepare to be shocked and outraged.

These States Are Trying to Eliminate a Woman's Right to Choose
    Certain states are making a woman's access to abortion more difficult than ever—find out which ones.

These Industries Have the Biggest Wage Gap
    These Industries Have the Biggest Gap Between What They Pay A Man and A Woman

How the Pay Gap Affects You: Worst States for Working Women
    If you're a women living in one of these 10 states, your state is paying you less than a man and not really doing much about it. Here's a list of senators, complete with Twitter handles, so you can stand up for your equal rights.

Why You Should Care That Fast Food Workers Worldwide Are On Strike
    Hope you didn't plan on having a Big Mac for lunch today.

Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Reportedly Shown in New Video
    The authenticity of the video could not be immediately confirmed.

Michelle Knight: 'My Past is My Past, and That's Where it Remains'
    One of three missing Cleveland women, Michelle Knight was held captive for 10 years before going free. Here, she recounts the living nightmare that shocked the country and how she's rebuilt her life.

#BringBackOurGirls: What You Need to Know About the Nigerian Kidnappings
    More than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls have been missing for weeks.

You Think You Have Daddy Issues?
    By the time I moved to New York City from the midwest to be a gossip columnist, my born-again Christian father thought I was going to hell. Why did I think we could make up on a weeklong European cruise?

Wage Wars: Is Your State Giving Women a Raise?
    Here's how Obama is helping to level the paying field.

White House to Colleges: Here's How You Can Curb Rape on Campus
    President Obama's task force on sexual assault releases guidelines.

See How This Woman is Stopping Malaria One Bracelet at a Time
    Marie Claire sat down with Kristen Kenney, star of “Tanzania: A Journey Within” and founder of Malaika For Life about her time in Tanzania, her inspiration for the documentary and what she's doing to fight malaria.

Big Girl in a Skinny World: Your Summer Swimsuit Survival Guide
    Make a splash this summer! Nicolette Mason rounds up the best swimsuits for every shape and size.

Don't Mess With Texas Women
    The Lone Star state- famous for red-blooded, gunslinging, rib-eating Republicans- is increasingly turning blue, thanks to a group of fired-up women who are determined to take Texas back from the good ol' boys.

Debbie Sterling: GoldieBlox Founder
    Debbie Sterling creates the perfect product for the tomboy inside of all of us

How to Be a Twentysomething CEO: Celeste Currie of SoulScarf
    SoulScarf founder Celeste Currie melded her desires for a knit scarf and to help others together to form her business.

Mary Jordan is on a Crusade to Make the World Think Hard About Water Sustainability
    Mary Jordan is on a crusade to make the world think hard about water sustainability.

Real Life Rosie the Riveter Steals Kiss From President Obama
    Too cute.

Letter Alleges Harvard Did Little to Assist Student After Sexual Assault
    Nine months after an alleged assault, student writes "Dear Harvard: You Win"

Unveiled: How an Ancient Poetry Tradition Gives Afghan Women a Voice
    They sound like lullabies a lot of the time. But they bite.

Naheed Farid Talks Women's Rights, Afghanistan Presidential Election
    As Afghanistan heads to the polls this month, one politician wages a campaign for greater women's rights.

My Mom Sold My Virginity
    Abigail Haworth goes inside Cambodia's virgin trade, where young girls' virtue is treated like a commodity, put on the block by the people they trust the most

Meet the Women Vying to be the New Face of Paris
    Meet the Women Vying to be the New Face of Paris

Wendy Davis Wins Texas Gubernatorial Primary
    Wendy Davis became the first female gubernatorial candidate since 1994.

Double Trouble: Girls in Major Humanitarian Emergencies Face Increased Risks
    Typhoon Haiyan dealt a one-two punch to young women in the Philippines

Peak Performers: Two Women Team Up to Set Mount Everest Record
    Two female atheletes are teaming up to set a world record in the boys' club that is Mount Everest.

10 Signs That You’re a Feminist
    Hate to break it to you, F word haters. Chances are you're more of a feminist than you think.

Rebranding Feminism: We Are The XX
    Two women are seeking to re-brand feminism.

Freedom Fighter: Sarah Shourd
    The woman who survived 410 days in an Iranian prison talks about how she made it through.

Pussy Riot Members Arrested, Again
    Check out how the members of Pussy Riot have been arrested in Sochi.

Living in Limbo: The Women of Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp
    The conflict in Syria has raged on for three years, creating the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century. But from the rubble of their former homes, the women in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp are displaying a remarkable resilience in finding wa

The New Power Trip: Inside the World of Ayahuasca Pages: 2
    In our culture of downward-facing dog, juice fasts, and silent meditation retreats, a hard-core hallucinogen from the Amazon is fast becoming the next therapeutic fad. Abby Aguirre looks into the world of ayahuasca, and the women who swear it's enlig

Hillary Clinton and Melinda Gates Are Shattering the Glass Ceiling
    Two of America's power families—Clinton and Gates—pair up to empower women. Is there anything better?!

Female Olympic Skier Under Fire for Racy Footage
    Why is this skier under fire?

We Are the Oppressed Majority
    Check out this role reversal movie, Oppressed Majority.

Another Day, Another Awful Column Blaming Victims of Sexual Assault
    Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto claims that victims of rape should share blame with their rapist if they're both drunk—WHAT?

This Is What a Working Woman Looks Like
    Find out how Lean In and Getty Images are partnering up to show accurate images of working women in the fight for real equality. Check out for more news.

Sandra Fluke Running for California State Senate
    Read about Sandra Fluke's latest plan to run for the California Senate Seat and what she hopes to accomplish on Capitol Hill. Check out for more news.

YES! Transgender Student Now Allowed to Use Girls' Bathroom
    Check out how Nicole Maines can now use the school bathroom.

Pregnant Woman Kept on Life Support as Doctors Hope to Deliver Baby
    Another brain dead pregnant woman is on life support.

Report Investigates the Disturbing Rate of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault in Rural Alaska

Small Toy Company for Girls to Make History During Super Bowl
    Check out how goldieblox is showing at the superbowl.

Harvard Business School Dean Apologizes for Past Treatment of Women
    Harvard apologizes to women for past treatment.

Gossip Can Be Good For You
    Check out gossip can be good for you.

ICYMI: Another Fraternity Email Degrades Women in Disgusting Letter
    Another fraternity degrades women in an email.

5 Most Important Takeaways For Women From President Obama’s State of the Union
    Check out what President Obama had to say about women in his State of the Union address.

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