Women's News Headlines
The jarring pay gap between black and white doctors VOX
Partnering with a country that won't let women drive is a huge PR blunder for Uber VOX
Gloria Steinem On Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, & Beyonce's Daring Feminism Gothamist
Pop Feminism Doesn't Mean the End of the Movement New York Magazine
The Women Behind the Jet Propulsion Laboratory The Atlantic
This Is the Best Major For Every Wannabe CEO Fortune
The US Teen Birth Rate Dropped Again in 2015, Hitting New All-Time Low Slate
Doris Burke on Curry vs. LeBron and Sexism in Sports New York Magazine
Ellen Pao, Freada Kapor Klein and others form tech diversity and inclusion war room Techcrunch
LAW & POLITICS
The Military Used to Get Rid of Rape Victims by Claiming They Were Mentally Ill Slate
AOC has written previously about a bias against military women who are sexual assault survivors. Simply stated, the military woman must be crazy.
From 2001 to 2010, over 31,000 military service members received personality disorder discharges. The new Human Rights Watch report says that although PD does not have greater prevalence among women, females were discharged at nearly double their proportions in the military gender mix.
America's Profound Gender Anxiety The Atlantic
Outrage over transgender bathroom use is just the beginning of a long and growing conflict over what it means to be male and female, a man and a woman.
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Can better access to water aid women's rights in Africa? Christian Science Monitor
A new international study of 24 sub-Saharan African countries confirms the dangerous reality that the work of collecting water is disproportionately done by women.
A container of water typically weighs between 40 and 55 pounds. Burdened by the weight, females are also exposed to dangerous risks of sexual assault in hauling water over long distances.
Water collection keeps girls out of school and women away from gainful employment to increase personal and national economic productivity.
This Is Where Women Are Seeking Peace In The World's Most Violent Country Buzzfeed
El Salvador's former first lady has come to the rescue of women in the most violent country in the world.
It is, frankly, terrifying to be a woman in El Salvador. The staunchly Catholic country of six million on the Pacific coast of the Central American isthmus is one of the most machista and patriarchal in the region.
Vanda Pignato has founded six miniature cities spread throughout the country -- destinations where women can learn, grow, and escape from the certain death that dominates so many lives.
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DNA Research explains Giraffes' Long Necks As Global Population Plummets 40% GLAMTRIBALE
If elephants are threatened by an international demand for ivory, giraffes are threatened with extinction because of the local market for 'bush meat' and demand for skins in the luxury market. Not all species of giraffes are equally threatened.
A single Kordofan giraffe can produce up to 270 kilograms of meat, enough to feed an army of poachers for weeks, according to experts. Its unique and distinctive spotted skin is used for luxury goods and carries a high price in a country like the Congo where per capita income is less than $230.