First Woman to Serve as New Fed Chief

February 10, 2014 in Business, Top News, Women

Dr. Janet L. Yellen took office Monday, Feb. 3 as Chairwoman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She also became the first female to take the […]

Lone Star Wendy Davis Fends off Bill to Strip Women of Choice

July 1, 2013 in Top News, U.S. News, Women

DALLAS — Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis won admiration and praise from millions of women across the country this week for taking a successful stand against limitations on women’s health […]

Epidemic Harassment of Women in Egypt Revealed by UN Women

June 24, 2013 in Top News, Women

A United Nations report on incidences of widespread sexual harassment of women in Egypt released May 23 has identified a comprehensive set of recommendations for reducing such harassment. According to […]

Mary Walker: A Woman of Honor

April 1, 2013 in Analysis & Editorial, Women

Mary Walker (Nov. 26, 1832 to Feb. 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is most notably distinguished for being the […]

First Woman to Run for U.S. President

March 24, 2013 in Trivia, Women

Popular contention has it that Belva Lockwood ─ the first woman admitted to practice before the Supreme Court ─ was the first woman to run for president of the United […]

Mobile Industry Awards U.S. Foreign Aid Program for Worldwide Women’s Advancement

March 18, 2013 in Women

In Barcelona, the Global System for Mobile Communications Association ─ a powerful trade association uniting almost 800 mobile operators worldwide and hundreds of companies in related industries  ─ awarded its […]

Romney Made Millions from Disposal of Aborted Fetuses

July 22, 2012 in Business, Top News, Women

Controversy over when Mitt Romney actually discontinued responsibilities with Bain Capital now threatens to resurrect a news item which could seriously damage his support from anti-abortion constituencies. In 1999, Bain […]

Twilight: Your Daughters Will Suck

July 9, 2012 in Arts & Entertainment, Featured News, Women

Ever since Twilight first hit bookshelves in 2005, it soon manifested into a mass-marketing, best-selling, and heart-capturing phenomenon for teenage girls to flock to. Twilight blew up the charts of […]

Violence Against Women Act Imperiled

June 7, 2012 in Politics, Top News, Women

This year’s reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) hinges on getting the U.S. Senate and House into conference to iron out several key differences in coverage of the […]

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