Caster Semenya is a fast female runner who has won many world championships. She won gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. Now she's been told she can't compete unless she takes a medicine that could make her slower.
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April 2 is Equal Pay Day in the United States this year. The day is meant to remind people that women are still not paid the same for doing the same work as men.
Last year, Riley Morrison wrote to basketball star Stephen Curry, pointing out that his shoes weren't sold in girls sizes. Mr. Curry fixed the problem and went further. Now he and Riley have created a new shoe together.
On March 29, two NASA astronauts will carry out the first all-female spacewalk in history. The astronauts' support crew in the control station on Earth will also be led by two women.
For years Katherine Johnson worked at NASA, doing math that saved lives. It took a long time for her work to get much attention. Now NASA has named two buildings for her.
Today, the US celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Dr. King's nonviolent protest methods guided his country through a very difficult period and set an example for others around the world.
On Tuesday, hundreds of thousands of women joined together to create a "Women's Wall" - a human chain that stretched 385 miles (620 kilometers) in the Indian state of Kerala.
When Jocelyn Bell discovered a new and unusual kind of star, the work won a Nobel prize - for her advisor. Now, 50 years later, she's won a huge prize of her own.
Nike, which sells sports shoes and clothes, has lots of people talking about its new ad. The ad stars Colin Kaepernick, who made news by kneeling during the US national anthem.
When scientist Jessica Wade realized how little information there was about women scientists, she decided to help solve the problem. She's now created Wikipedia pages for over 300 female scientists.