In spite of great progress, women are still struggling to make sure they're safe and treated fairly. Violence against women is a huge problem. Many women are protesting, hoping to break the patterns that allow this violence to continue.
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Last Saturday morning, Jasmine Harrison became the youngest woman to row alone across an ocean. It took the 21-year-old swimming teacher just over 70 days to row across the Atlantic Ocean.
To recap 2020, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at important stories of people pushing for equality.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…Sarah Fuller becomes the first woman to score in a Power 5 football game, scientists report that kangaroos can communicate with humans, and an artist takes an eight-year photo with a beer can - by accident.
On Saturday, Vanderbilt University senior Sarah Fuller made history by becoming the first female to play in a Power 5 college football game. The special event was celebrated widely - even by supporters of the opposing team.
Last Friday, the Miami Marlins baseball team hired Kim Ng as the team's general manager. She's the first woman chosen as a general manager in Major League Baseball, or any of the major men's pro sports leagues in the US.
On Wednesday, 16-year-old Aava Murto took over for a day as prime minister of Finland. The move was part of an international effort called "Girls Takeover", designed to bring attention to the rights of girls.
Today is International Women’s Day - a day to celebrate women. The day reminds people that the work of women is important, that women face special problems, and that women are still not treated fairly in many places in the world.
Last Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment. This approval raises the possibility that a rule protecting the rights of men and women equally will become part of US law.
To recap 2019, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some inspiring stories of people working for equality.
You may have heard that the World Cup-winning US women's soccer team is suing US Soccer over unequal pay. Though that's the most famous case, other female soccer players around the world are also fighting for equality.