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Supreme Court signals shift on abortion – but will it strike...

Morgan Marietta, University of Massachusetts Lowell The Supreme Court justices signaled a potential major shift on abortion law on...

Women grow as much as 80% of India’s food – but...

Bansari Kamdar, University of Massachusetts Boston and Shreyasee Das, Temple University Indian women are left behind on farms to...

Women in Afghanistan worry peace accord with Taliban extremists could cost...

Mona Tajali, Agnes Scott College and Homa Hoodfar, Concordia University Three Afghan women who worked at a media company...

Women in Arab countries find themselves torn between opportunity and tradition

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Arab women, long relegated to the private sphere by law and social custom, are gaining new access to public life. All...

Even when they aren’t fired for being pregnant or gay, teachers...

Kyle Greenwalt, Michigan State University Pregnant teachers in classrooms are routine these days. But the law didn’t always protect expectant women in any workplace. As part...

Mexican women are angry about rape, murder and government neglect –...

Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong and María de la Macarena Iribarne González, University of Wollongong Wearing green bandannas and dousing police in pink glitter,...

Saudi women are fighting for their freedom – and their hard-won...

Alainna Liloia, University of Arizona Saudi women will soon be allowed to obtain passports and travel without the permission of a male relative. This new regulation,...

Why do Muslim women wear a hijab?

Caitlin Killian, Drew University Nazma Khan, who immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh at age 11, faced years of shaming over wearing a headscarf...

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What’s behind phantom cellphone buzzes?

This is your brain on plugs. 'Brain' via www.shutterstock.comDaniel J. Kruger, University of Michigan Have you ever experienced a phantom phone call or text? You’re convinced...