07/09/14 11:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Pamela Prince-Eason isn't letting women business owners off the hook — if they want more contracts with big corporations or the government, they have to work harder to get them than they do now. The CEO of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, an organization that...
By Ashe Schow | 07/08/14 01:48 PM
Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani activist who was shot in the head two years ago, has not slowed down in her quest to bring education to girls around the world.
By Mark Goldfeder | 07/07/14 04:43 PM
Hillary Clinton, really? The former secretary of state called the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, which said a closely held corporation can be exempted from paying for contraceptives that violate the owners' religious beliefs, a "really bad slippery slope." I call that a really bad...
By Ashe Schow | 07/03/14 03:44 PM
A 20-year-old woman was doused with gasoline and set on fire after her family refused the marriage proposal of a 26-year-old man, according to the Express Tribune.
By Brian Hughes | 07/02/14 02:12 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged on Wednesday that “we still have more work to do” to close the pay gap between men and women working at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
By Ashe Schow | 07/02/14 01:54 PM
Women's sports are often ignored by American sports fans. But sometimes, it's the women's teams that are actually better - and therefore more patriotic for America - than the men's teams.
By Ashe Schow | 07/01/14 12:03 PM
Two Pakistani newlyweds were decapitated with a butcher's knife by the bride's family for marrying without their consent, according to a report from the Associated Press. Seventeen-year-old Muafia Bibi and her 30-year-old husband, Sajjad Ahmed, were married on June 19 in Satrah village. The...
By Ashe Schow | 06/30/14 04:25 PM
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Monday that the Supreme Court's decision in favor of the Hobby Lobby's religious freedom "jeopardizes the health of women."
By Ashe Schow | 06/30/14 03:28 PM
By Ashe Schow | 06/26/14 01:49 PM
Women who stand up for human rights in countries in the Middle East are often murdered for their activism, and this week saw two more victims.
By Ashe Schow | 06/19/14 09:29 AM
Oh dear, someone called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton "feisty" and now ThinkProgress is out crying sexism. CNN host Christiane Amanpour – a woman, if you didn’t know – said that Clinton "got quite feisty" during her interview Tuesday with Diane Sawyer – another woman (just making...
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14
By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14