Women's History Month

We're celebrating women, past and present, across different fields and recognizing their contributions to the advancement and equality of women everywhere. 

These Women Broke Ceilings To Change The Rules Of Politics

These Women Broke Ceilings To Change The Rules Of Politics

By Tyler Fine | March 22, 2017

During Women's History Month, we're honoring women across many fields. This one's for the groundbreaking women in politics.

6 Women Who Wrote Their Own Way Into History

6 Women Who Wrote Their Own Way Into History

By Sadé Carpenter | March 21, 2017

During Women's History Month, we're honoring women across many fields. This one's for the literary queens.

This Woman Wants To Change The Way We Perceive Kids With Diabetes

This Woman Wants To Change The Way We Perceive Kids With Diabetes

By Sadé Carpenter | March 15, 2017

Young woman entrepreneur Meghan Sharkus founded ExpressionMed, a company that could help change diabetic children's lives.

9 Women Who Dominated The Sports World

9 Women Who Dominated The Sports World

By Sabrina Russello | March 14, 2017

During Women's History Month, we're honoring women across many fields. This one's for the sports trailblazers.

'Day Without A Woman' Organizers Reportedly Arrested In NYC

'Day Without A Woman' Organizers Reportedly Arrested In NYC

By Matt Picht | March 8, 2017

NYPD officials say at least 13 people were arrested near Trump International Hotel.

Celebrating The Women Who Came Before Us

Celebrating The Women Who Came Before Us

By Kristin Rohlwing | March 8, 2017

During Women's History Month, we're honoring women across many fields. This one's for the influential activists.

Lego's 'Women Of NASA' Set Celebrates Rad Women In STEM

Lego's 'Women Of NASA' Set Celebrates Rad Women In STEM

By Danielle Dieterich | March 1, 2017

The set will include Margaret Hamilton, Katherine Johnson, Sally Ride, Nancy Grace Roman and Mae Jemison.

These Muslim Women Want Others To Know Self-Defense

These Muslim Women Want Others To Know Self-Defense

By Melissa Prax | February 16, 2017

A group called Self Defense Starter Kit offers free online video classes.

Ukraine's First Model In A Wheelchair Finally Gets A Runway Debut

Ukraine's First Model In A Wheelchair Finally Gets A Runway Debut

By Melissa Prax | February 4, 2017

She's trying to break down barriers in the fashion industry.

Double Exposure: How One Breast Cancer Survivor Reclaimed Her Identity

Double Exposure: How One Breast Cancer Survivor Reclaimed Her Identity

By Sadé Carpenter | February 3, 2017

Chemotherapy and a double mastectomy saved Shantise Sipho's life. Photography saved her identity.

Serena Williams Just Won A Lot More Than An Australian Open Title

Serena Williams Just Won A Lot More Than An Australian Open Title

By Carter Woodiel | January 28, 2017

Adding to her pile of new achievements after the win, she even got some sweet shoes from Michael Jordan.

Senate Committee Unanimously Approves 2 Of Trump's Cabinet Picks

Senate Committee Unanimously Approves 2 Of Trump's Cabinet Picks

By Jake Jones | January 24, 2017

President Trump's commerce and transportation secretary picks both got committee approval. Next, they move on to a full Senate vote.

Yes, The Women's March Had Real Goals — A Lot Of Them

Yes, The Women's March Had Real Goals — A Lot Of Them

By Kevin Clancy, Noor Tagouri | January 22, 2017

The march had lots of goals on its platform, and the women we spoke with had a broad range of issues they were marching for, too.

Saudi Women Filmed Themselves Breaking Rules In The Name Of Equality

Saudi Women Filmed Themselves Breaking Rules In The Name Of Equality

By Melissa Prax | January 11, 2017

The newly released music video quickly went viral.

This Afghan Female Rapper Still Throws Down After Threats

This Afghan Female Rapper Still Throws Down After Threats

By Melissa Prax | December 16, 2016

The threats Paradise Sorouri has received have driven her to keep making music.

Meet The Women Working To Make 2016 The Last Deadly Summer In Chicago

Meet The Women Working To Make 2016 The Last Deadly Summer In Chicago

By Jamal Andress | November 3, 2016

Chicago has a violence problem — but thousands of men and women are trying to end that violence.

Iranian Women Don't Care If It's Illegal, They Want To Ride Bikes

Iranian Women Don't Care If It's Illegal, They Want To Ride Bikes

By Melissa Prax | October 10, 2016

A recent cycling ban didn't exactly work. Women in Iran showed themselves riding bikes on social media.

Meet The Mistys — The 2 Transgender Women Making Political History

Meet The Mistys — The 2 Transgender Women Making Political History

By Katie Link | June 29, 2016

The two Mistys say their gender identity isn't a part of their political platform.

Diane Nash Talks Women And Civil Rights-Era Activism

Diane Nash Talks Women And Civil Rights-Era Activism

By Christian Bryant | February 9, 2016

We spoke to activist Diane Nash who touched on the overlooked contributions of women during the civil rights movement.

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