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Ada Lovelace, invented an early model of the computer — and historians refused to believe it.

14 world-changing innovations by women that were originally credited to men

Believe it or not, women scientists are responsible for early sketches of the computer, the DNA double helix, and even splitting an atom — but they often weren't given credit for their work originally.
The author, Steven John, and his son.

5 ways my kids’ lives will be nothing like mine

My kids’ lives will be strikingly different than mine in several key ways, including how the internet will shape their days and their lack of the freedom to roam that I enjoyed. Though my kids will never know the feel of a typewriter, they will know an America where we’re approaching equality.

This map shows where Americans have the best chances of going from poor to rich

The US is known as the land of equal opportunity, but as it turns out that thanks to income inequality, some parts have more upward mobility than others.

Oxford University is giving students extra time to finish exams because women are ‘adversely affected by time pressure’

'Following these changes, women have performed better in our examinations,' Oxford said.
Argentina scored 3.58, coming 126th out of 135 countries.

The 15 countries with the biggest gender pay gaps

It will take 170 years to close the gender wage gap across the world, according to the World Economic Forum.
Over her 15-year racing career, Katie Compton has become one of the most accomplished US cyclists of all time, and she's not finished.

America’s best under-the-radar athlete talks about making it in a ‘man’s sport,’ equal pay, and why she tries to get 10 hours&...

One of the best US cyclists shares how she's improved her performance over her 15-year career, and talks about equality in a traditionally male sport.

The 10 worst places to live in Britain if you’re a woman

BBC's "Woman's Hour" surveyed data from across the country to select the happiest, safest, and most lucrative places to live as a woman.