Despite the obstacles, a yazidi woman is determined to change her life. In Iraq, it's not easy being a young woman trying to drive a life - especially when your culture doesn't give girls a lot of choices. The most important thing is to increase war and poverty, which is...
Rwanda ranks the top five in terms of gender equality. Did the girl who did it agree? In which countries are men and women the most equal? This is what the world economy BBS considers in its annual global gender gap report. Countries ranked according to the extent of women's participation...
In the new 'gilmore girl', lori gilmore finds herself a bad reporter. ARI SHAPIRO, host: What happens when you look up and fall from grace? Some "gilmore girls" fans had this experience over the weekend. The show aired seven seasons and ended in 2007, and last week Netflix relaunched four smaller...
In the new 'gilmore girl', lori gilmore finds herself a bad reporter. ARI SHAPIRO, host: What happens when you look up and fall from grace? Some "gilmore girls" fans had this experience over the weekend. The show aired seven seasons and ended in 2007, and last week Netflix relaunched four smaller...
Despite the obstacles, a yazidi woman is determined to change her life. David green, host: All right. Now let's meet another determined young woman. She came from war-torn Iraq. She is a member of the Yazidi minority. Even before her community became the target of ISIS, Yazidi girls didn't get much...
Painted lips, slicked-back hair and pumping fists form the core of Matt Wolf's documentary Teenage, an impressionistic history of how our concept of the teenager came to be. Composed almost entirely of dazzling archival footage — young people laboring, exercising, fighting, dancing, drinking and playing — the film traces...
They talk about being weighed down by self-doubt, then laugh off the offensive term "feminazis." Some idolize Priyanka Chopra, a Bollywood actress who "acts like a boss" chasing bad guys in ABC's thriller, Quantico. And no one is afraid to "ooh and ah" when one girl says her sister won Miss...
Editor's note, Jan. 15, 2015: Mae Keane was one of the last "radium girls," but not the last one. Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the full correction note. efore turning the page on 2014, All Things Considered is paying tribute to some of the...
Reese McHenry's got a voice like a preacher turning a standard sermon into a cathartic epiphany. Sometimes her croon has a country twang; at other times, she melds bluesy growl with smooth melodic hums. Whatever mode she's in, her voice is always an attention-grabber. That means any band playing with...
ditor's note: This post is an update of an earlier story, from the Invisibilia podcast and program, which is broadcast on participating public radio stations. In what countries are women and men on the most equal footing? That's a question that the World Economic Forum considers in its annual Global Gender...