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Eartha White (center, first row) with delegates of City Federation of Colored Women's Clubs of Jacksonville, Florida, at a meeting in 1915. The group worked to advance rights such as suffrage for black women in America.

When women got the right to vote in 25 places around the world

In many countries, universal suffrage is a relatively recent privilege. Here's when women won the right to vote in 25 places around the world.

RANKED: The 19 best countries to live in if you’re a woman

To produce the list, 80 countries were given scores across five attributes: human rights, gender equality, income equality, progress, and safety.
Women get called "bossy" for being the boss.

11 surprising double standards that still exist for women in the US

The world has made incredible progress in shattering the glass ceiling and empowering women. But there's still a long way to go. Here are 11 ways women are unfairly inconvenienced, shamed, and discriminated against just for being female in the US.
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks to invited guests during a reception at Government House on October 28, 2018 in Wellington, New Zealand.

Meghan Markle delighted New Zealanders by speaking Māori in a speech about gender equality

"Tēnā koutou katoa," Meghan Markle said, beginning a speech about women's suffrage in New Zealand on Sunday.
1st. Lt. Misashi Matsushima, the first woman fighter pilot in Japan's Air Self Defense Force.

This is Japan’s first woman fighter pilot, who says she was inspired by ‘Top Gun’

Japan has been trying to open its military to more women, and it just picked the service's first woman fighter pilot, whose selection comes amid a broader effort to grow the armed forces.

The most famous Fortnite streamer said he won’t play with women, and it’s raising some serious questions about the cost of internet fame

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins, the most famous Fortnite streamer in the world, said that he doesn't play with women because he wants to protect his marriage from online harassment on Twitch. His comments inspire some troubling questions about gaming culture and the price of internet fame.
Many countries have some work to do to close the gender pay gap.

12 countries where men earn significantly more than women

A gender pay gap isn't just an American problem — gender pay disparities exist in other countries, and some are larger than others. A few of the countries with the most significant gender pay gaps include Korea, Estonia, Japan, and Chile. Here are 12 countries with big gender pay gaps.
Barnard's campus.

Students at a small college in New York City voted to divest from Israel — and they made a big mistake

Opinion: Israel has a stellar record on gender equality, yet this women's college voted to divest from companies that do business with the state.
Sadie Samuels, a lobster fisher in Rockport, Maine.

One chart shows how much more men make than women in 25 major cities

In 2018, American women earn approximately 19.5% less than their male colleagues. But that percentage varies widely by race and location.

Women still make up a minority of leadership positions at the biggest tech companies

Recent data suggests that women make up less than 50% of leadership positions at companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.