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  • Obama's Selma speech: 'Our march is not yet finished'

    Obama's Selma speech: 'Our march is not yet finished'
    This is a transcript of President Obama's remarks as delivered on the 50th anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday' march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. Audience:  We love you, President Obama! The President:  Well, you know I love you back. ...
  • Uber partners with UN Women, promises 1 million jobs for women by 2020

    Uber partners with UN Women, promises 1 million jobs for women by 2020
    Uber made a bold promise on Tuesday to create 1 million jobs for women as drivers on its ride-hailing platform by 2020. The company said it would work with UN Women, the United Nations organization for gender equality, on programs to help create those...
  • Emma Watson talks feminism, 'raging' anger over nude photo hoax

    Emma Watson talks feminism, 'raging' anger over nude photo hoax
    Emma Watson has responded to the threat of nude photos that hackers said they would leak if she continued her crusade for feminism. The U.N. goodwill ambassador for women, who said she was "raging" over the threat, sat for a live interview on Sunday...
  • Lawyer defends gender bias probe at Silicon Valley firm

    An attorney hired by one of Silicon Valley's most prestigious venture capital firms to investigate a complaint of gender discrimination defended his efforts on Friday, saying the alleged bias was not substantiated. Stephen Hirschfeld testified for a...
  • Lawmakers must stop regulating women's bodies

    Lawmakers must stop regulating women's bodies
    I was a young woman in the 60's and vividly remember the Civil Rights movement and the women's equality movement. Wasn't Rosa Parks a woman who finally said "enough" with being treated like a second class citizen? Fifty years have passed and women's...
  • Ellen Pao, at bias trial, testifies about workplace environment at Kleiner

    SAN FRANCISCO Testifying for the first time in her high-profile lawsuit, a composed Ellen Pao on Monday detailed the testosterone-fueled culture and "loosey-goosey" workplace rules that she said created an environment ripe for sex discrimination at...
  • Hillary Clinton urges action to achieve women's equality

    Hillary Clinton, a likely U.S. presidential candidate, is urging the world to take action and address "the great unfinished business of the 21st century" — the achievement of equality for women that 189 nations called for at a groundbreaking U.N....
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    During the week that was in Latin America, a Chilean woman covered the bottom half of her face with a red scarf at a rally marking International Women's Day, while female police officers in Nicaragua blocked women's rights activists from getting to...
  • 5 feminist activists still detained in China

    Five Chinese feminist activists remained in police custody Monday after authorities detained at least 10 women's rights proponents across the country in the run-up to International Women's Day, according to a Chinese activist. Activist Feng Yuan said the...
  • Swedish minister says Saudis blocked speech to Arab League

    Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom says Saudi Arabia has blocked her from speaking to an Arab League meeting in Cairo. Wallstrom was invited to address the meeting on Monday but told Sweden's public radio her speech was canceled because of Saudi...
  • Thousands march in NYC for International Women's Day

    Thousands march in NYC for International Women's Day
    Thousands of men and women from around the world stopped traffic in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, passionately raising their voices for women's rights. "Women's rights are human rights!" some shouted amid a cacophony of car horns, drumbeats and police...