After five and a half years on the world stage, Ardern cites burnout as a reason for stepping down from her role as prime minister.
Posts by Kate Brennan
4 Women Climate Activists Pen ‘Cease and Desist’ Letter to Oil and Gas CEOs
Greta Thunberg, Vanessa Nakate, Helena Gualinga and Luisa Neubauer plan to personally deliver the letter at this year’s World Economic Forum meeting in Switzerland.
Five U.S. Locations Renamed to Remove Slur Aimed At Indigenous Women
The sites mark the last of nearly 650 geographic features to be renamed as part of a year-long process to expel the word from federal land.
In Missouri, a Fight Over Stricter Dress Code for Women Politicians
Assembly members fight back against the GOP-proposed rule banning bare arms, which they deem ‘ridiculous.’
Women Denied Gynecological Exams Because They Are Virgins
Healthcare professionals in the United Kingdom say, ‘No, not your virginity,’ to women seeking exams such as transvaginal ultrasounds.
How Stella McCartney Is Creating a Greener Fashion Industry
The English designer says no to “greenwashing” and uses zero-waste materials to create sustainable clothing designs.
FDA Now Allowing Pharmacies to Dispense Abortion Pills
Many are hopeful the change will expand abortion access as more states place restrictions on reproductive healthcare.
Women in Television Honor Barbara Walters: ‘A Trailblazer’
Diane Sawyer, Oprah Winfrey and more take to social media to thank the late Walters for paving the way.
10 Must-Read Books by Women Authors in 2023
A list of highly-anticipated reads from breakout authors like Kashana Cauley and established authors such as Margaret Atwood.
Taliban Bans Women From Higher Education
The newest restriction targeted at women sparks despair among female Afghan students, who have already been banned from secondary school classrooms.
California’s New Pink Tax Law Could Save Women $47 Billion Annually
However, some fear that manufacturers will find ways to continue charging women higher prices than men for personal care products.
The Pocket Dictionary of Buzzwords: 2022 Edition
If “goblin mode” and “techlash” sounds like gibberish, you’ve come to the right place.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas Receives Equal Pay for the First Time
The actress revealed that she would get paid roughly 10% of the salary of male co-stars in Bollywood.
For the First Time, Your Money Will Feature the Signatures of 2 Women
New banknotes are signed by U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and U.S. Treasury Chief Lynn Malerba, celebrating women pioneers in economics.
New Climate Film ‘To the End’ Chronicles Activists’ Fight for Change
The documentary follows four young women, including New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, over four years in their push for better climate policy.