This week, Jean Friedman-Rudovsky presents a five-part series featuring stories of women and girls in Bolivia and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. It’s called Ground Shifters: Stories of Women Changing Unseen Worlds.Today, we travel to a women’s prison in La Paz, Bolivia.
SlutWalk Chicago takes place on Saturday in the Loop. The march originally took place in response to a comment by a Toronto police officer, that women should "avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized."
Newspapers and weeklies have been struggling to stay afloat in the United States. Magazines like "Gourmet" and "Metropolitan Home" have shut down. But that’s not the case in Afghanistan. Publications there are thriving.
Chris Shelton is a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College. She's also a representative for the Americas for the International Working Group on Women and Sport. Chris says that today more girls than ever are interested in a whole range of sports. Whether you g
Around 32,000 people commit suicide in the U.S. each year; 20 percent of those suicides are veterans. Traditionally, when we think of suicide among vets, we think of men. But this week, for the first time, a sizable study was published that looked specifically at female veterans and suicide.Dr.