Treating the Incredible Shrinking Vagina

So, vaginal atrophy. What’s that about? I (very tentatively) asked my general practitioner about how the…

Gulalai Ismail, Feminist Hunted by Pakistan’s Authorities, Escapes to U.S.

NEW DELHI — Her face was everywhere — on the news, at police stations and at…

A Filmmaker Set Out to Understand the Japanese Right. Now He’s Being Sued.

TOKYO — When Miki Dezaki decided to make a documentary for his graduate thesis, he examined…

Women Poop. At Work. Get Over It.

There once was a woman who walked regularly from her office in Midtown Manhattan to a…

Toronto Raptors Introduce Branded Hijabs

The Toronto Raptors have introduced a new line of team-branded hijabs in an effort to be…

After Fleeing North Korea, Women Get Trapped as Cybersex Slaves in China

VIENTIANE, Laos — For more than two years, Lee Jin-hui, 20, was never allowed to leave…

Countable on One Hand: The Women Leading Power Five Athletic Departments

PITTSBURGH — The first three games of Pittsburgh’s football season wouldn’t seem like an exhibit of…

Marathon Democratic Debate Includes No Questions About Women’s Issues

In a nearly three-hour debate, the Democratic candidates clashed on health care policy differences, offered varying…

At a Remote Birthing Center, a 20-Baby Day Near a War Zone

ANABAH, Afghanistan — He was a few minutes old; a fussy, wriggling baby in a heated…

She Wanted to Watch a Soccer Match in Iran. She Paid With Her Life.

Her dream was to watch a soccer match from a stadium in Iran where women are…

The W Series Silences Its Critics. Next Stop: F1.

The first international motorsport racing series for women has just completed its inaugural season, and it…

Overlooked No More: Alice Guy Blaché, the World’s First Female Filmmaker

Overlooked is a series of obituaries about remarkable people whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported…

Should Kissing Be Allowed in Professional Settings?

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As Deaths Mount, France Tries to Get Serious About Domestic Violence

ILE-ROUSSE, Corsica — Julie Douib tried to do everything right. She left her abusive partner. She…

The W.N.B.A. Is Putting on Some of the Best Pro Basketball in America

On opening night in the W.N.B.A., three hours and 25 minutes until the Atlanta Dream’s home…