The three-day event at Atlanta's Woodruff Arts Center included dozens of speakers and topics ranging from human rights to entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence, hair sculpting and fireflies.
Harvard University's Claudia Goldin has won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economics for her research on women in the labor market. She studies the causes of the persistent pay gap between men and women.
They were sentenced for up to 10 years for violating anti-abortion laws. Some say their pregnancy was a result of rape. Rwanda has now liberalized its abortion laws and pardoned hundreds of the women.
Female rappers have been a part of hip-hop since its debut. At hip-hop's 50th anniversary, female rappers are taking their moment to shine – while still demanding respect and facing decades-old challenges.
A recent study by McKinsey finds women are one and a half times more likely to be impacted by artificial intelligence job replacement.
Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is funding efforts to elect more women to public office through her company, Pivotal Ventures.
The lawmakers collaborated on the bipartisan Healthy Mothers and Healthy Babies Act, which was introduced in Congress Friday.
All beauty salons in Kabul must close by the end of July. These businesses are one of the few places where women can work and congregate under the Taliban regime.
The announcement is the latest curb on the rights and freedoms of Afghan women and girls, following edicts barring them from education, public spaces and most forms of employment.
The implications are potentially enormous, says history professor Kimberly Hamlin: "The myth that man is the hunter and woman is the gatherer ... naturalizes the inferiority of women."
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.