A Nigerian court on Monday postponed the murder trial of a 14-year-old girl accused of poisoning the 35-year-old man she was forced to marry, a case that has thrown the spotlight on the influence of Islamic law in region.
Abortion-rights advocates have sued the Ohio Department of Health, claiming it is illegally withholding records of phone calls and emails between agency employees and representatives of Ohio Right to Life.
Although several research teams have released studies showing proof of gender bias in STEM-related fields, a new study shows that many men still don't believe that such bias exists and outright deny it.
A growing body of research links violent video games to aggressive and antisocial behavior.
"By now you're probably heard of #Gamergate, the internet lynch mob masquerading as a movement for ethics in video game journalism. Though #Gamergaters, as they're known, have repeatedly targeted their critics with rape and death threats, drawing rebukes from the broader gaming community, surprisingly few observers have asked whether violent video games themselves may have triggered this sort of abhorrent behavior." - Mother Jones
MoveOn's new Supervoter campaign features women voters who hold the fate of the Senate in their hands. And you can help the Supervoters by spreading the word. The Supervoter ad campaign is part of a major effort by MoveOn members across the country to turn out women voters, which includes a massive volunteer-led get-out-the-vote calling [...]
This week, Iceland will host a male-only gender equality conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York in the spirit of Emma Watson's HeForShe campaign. Foreign minister Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson tells Lauren Davidson why.
We need to change the face of the U.S. Senate. It's the only way to finally start getting things done in Washington. And in 2016, when we elect a feminist woman as president, she'll have the allies she'll need to enact her agenda....