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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.
To produce the list, 80 countries were given scores across five attributes: human rights, gender equality, income equality, progress, and safety.
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.
"Tēnā koutou katoa," Meghan Markle said, beginning a speech about women's suffrage in New Zealand on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
In 2018, American women earn approximately 19.5% less than their male colleagues. But that percentage varies widely by race and location.
Recent data suggests that women make up less than 50% of leadership positions at companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.