A nonprofit has identified 2,000 works by women artists that had been stashed in Italy's public museums and damp churches. It's also supported restoration of 70 works from the 16th to 20th centuries.
"We will continue to fight and speak and raise our voices," says Belarusian athlete Yelena Leuchanka. "The face of what is happening in Belarus is largely the face of women," says an ex-U.S. diplomat.
"Conducting the championship in one geographic region allows for more planning and execution of safeguards," an NCAA official said on Monday. The NCAA hopes all 64 teams will play in San Antonio.
Nominated by NPR readers, we highlight the story of seven women who overcame personal struggles through the pandemic – and how they found the strength to pull through.
With the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, anti-abortion activists hope for a world where ending an unwanted pregnancy is not an option.
The "No Home Birth" policy was created to reduce maternal and newborn mortality rates. But critics say it makes giving birth expensive and complicated — especially during the coronavirus crisis.
Women often bear a heavier burden at times of crisis. But in this pandemic, they're also part of the solution. Read about inspiring women from China to Iceland to India.
We interview a rap mogul (turned community volunteer), an author focused on a nine-tailed fox and a grandmother with a sense of humor. They're part of our special report on women facing the pandemic.
Women often bear a heavier burden at times of crisis. They take care of the kids, the house, the survival of families. NPR photographed and interviewed 19 women over 3 weeks. Here are their stories.
A new database from U.N. Women and UNDP looks at how 206 countries and territories are responding to women's needs during the pandemic. And the results are mixed.
Gianni Infantino says the organization should be creative and not just copy what the men's World Cup is doing. The contest is now held every four years.
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, GPB hosted a panel discussion with storytellers, activists and scholars on the meaning and power behind the women's vote — and the importance of intersectional storytelling.
Tennessee was the final state needed to ratify the amendment that secured women the right to vote. At the last moment, a young state legislator switched his vote to yes after his mom asked him to.
Sudanese American Emi Mahmoud achieved massive success as a spoken word artist. Now she's switching things up and pursuing a career in science.
Lisa Donovan is a celebrated southern pastry chef, James Beard award-winning essayist, and now author of a new memoir. The book, called Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger, follows her life in and out of kitchens, documenting her journey to the restaurant industry she loved — and later left. On Second Thought spoke with Donovan to discuss the pains, obstacles and joys of finding her voice as a woman and a southerner, and learning to use it in the male-dominated culinary world.