The brand turned homemakers into saleswomen and became synonymous with kitchen storage. But it has relied on Tupperware parties for sales--and struggled to keep its business fresh. Is its fate sealed?
In goggles and flipflops, they dive to harvest seaweed. It's risky work. They'll earn $3 to $6 a day. Now climate change and environmental rules make it harder to pursue the traditional profession.
Study after study shows women seen as overweight or obese often earn less at the workplace, an unfair bias that's been hard to reverse. However, men don't seem to face that penalty.
The Taliban has banned Afghan women working for the U.N. or other aid agencies. The repercussions could be devastating for programs in which women play a vital role.
A new study finds that women are excelling in the book business. Yet, they still lag in other creative industries. We search for an explanation why.
Schroeder took on the powerful elite with her rapier wit and antics for 24 years, shaking up stodgy government institutions by forcing them to acknowledge that women had a role in government.
The former president’s desire to further human rights began in early life and continued through his time in the White House and beyond. But he hit his stride as a 21st-century advocate for women.
While the U.S. women's national soccer team has steadily become more representative, players say there's still work to be done. That means ensuring young women of color feel included in the sport.
As India's economy grows, women are dropping out of its workforce. That's stumped economists. Some say it's a sign of prosperity. In conservative India, if women can afford not to work, they don't.
The eye of the camera told the stories of kangaroo care for human babies, Angola's intrepid female de-miners, Ukrainian refugees who find a warm — and familiar — welcome in Brazil and more.
Three major international aid groups on Sunday suspended work in Afghanistan following a decision by the country's Taliban rulers to ban women from working at non-governmental organizations.
Cuban officials say women boxers will be able to compete officially after decades of restrictions, though they didn't yet confirm if that would be taken to a professional level like Cuban male boxers.
The comments by governing party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski that tied women's alcohol consumption to low birthrates quickly drew criticism from opposition politicians, activists and celebrities.
The milestone places New Zealand among a half-dozen nations in the world that this year can claim at least 50% female representation in their parliaments, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
In her new book, writer — and mother of six — Gabrielle Blair makes the case that the abortion debate should focus much more on men's roles in unintended pregnancy.