Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
India’s WPL aims to be a game-changer for women’s cricket
The newly launched Women’s Premier League is aiming to become the leading competition in women’s cricket.
Meet Europe’s first female commander of the ISS
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is the first European female commander of the International Space Station.
Blue Angels name first woman to serve as demonstration pilot
Lt. Amanda Lee has made history as the first woman to serve as a demonstration pilot in the Blue Angels.
What Could Go Right? OK, doomers
We’re paralyzed if we think everything is falling apart around us. It isn’t.
What Could Go Right? In a post-Roe US
What happens now, state by state, and some suggestions
Women with electric rickshaws combat Delhi’s toxic air – and its sexism
Break into male-dominated public-transport helps tackle city’s pollution crisis and safety concerns.
All-female newsroom launched in Somalia to widen media’s scope
The pioneering Bilan project, funded by UN, will report on gender-based violence, women in politics and female entrepreneurs.
A feminist internet would be better for everyone
Life online for women is toxic and filled with hate and sexism. Some activists say it’s time to reimagine how the whole thing works.
How women claimed their place in America’s history books
Women have always been part of history. But for centuries, their participation in it was overlooked: Early history texts often excluded women altogether, aside from accounts of powerful women like queens.
Her Video Spurred Changes in Women’s Basketball. Did They Go Far Enough?
Sedona Prince’s viral TikTok from the 2021 N.C.A.A. women’s tournament led to a gender equity review in college basketball and to changes in the women’s event.
As Women’s Marches Gain Steam in Pakistan, Conservatives Grow Alarmed
What began in 2018 as a single march for International Women’s Day has become an annual event in multiple cities. Opposition is rising, and threats are, too.