Northern Irish police raided pro-choice activists' homes on International Women's Day

A Northern Irish politician told the Independent police raided activists' homes and workplaces for abortion pills.


What Melania Trump wore her seventh week as first lady — the one time she appeared

It was on International Women's Day. Did she wear red? Well ...

This Week in Reproductive Rights: GOP health care bill takes aim at Planned Parenthood

It gets better: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged $650 million in government spending to reproductive health.

This Syrian artist took misogynistic 1950s ads and added sexist quotes from Donald Trump

"I'm hoping that these posters would make people realize that Trump's 'locker room talk' is extremely dangerous."

Don't turn me into a Snapchat filter when I die

The filters commemorating famous people have been disasters.

New York City's women spent International Women's Day on strike, in the street

"Today we stand with all women," the Women's March organizers told crowds on Wednesday.

Best places for women: The 10 US cities where the gender equality gap is closing fastest

Here are the countries and cities where women are seeing better equality with men.

Right-wing pundits are calling the women's strike a "hysterical hissy fit"

Anyone critiquing the women's strike on the grounds of women being "hysterical" can stay mad.

What should a Bechdel test for gaming look like?

We need to demand more of the games we play. Here's how.

Activists Linda Sarsour, Tamika Mallory arrested at NYC's A Day Without a Woman protest

Linda Sarsour and Tamika D. Mallory were arrested outside of the Trump International Hotel in Manhattan.

Powerful images of women showing up — and staying home — for #DayWithoutAWoman

Here's a glimpse at what A Day Without a Woman looks like across the country.

Janet Mock honors A Day Without a Woman by standing up for Planned Parenthood

The transgender activist is in solidarity with women who are fighting for "recognition, freedom, love and unequivocal access."

Wall Street's little girl statue is pointless if we don't take its message seriously

The statue has a hidden meaning everyone needs to hear.

Women's Strike NYC March Route: Here's the significance of the stops along the way

The International Women's Strike NYC March will include several stops at symbolic locations in the fight for civil rights.

This Ohio bookstore is shelving male-authored books backward to spotlight women

Loganberry Books is spotlighting female authors in honor of Women's History Month.

On International Women’s Day, women in restaurants lead a delicious resistance

A Day Without Women could easily mean a day without restaurants or bars.

Lindsay Lohan celebrates International Women's Day with a quote from Prophet Muhammad

Lindsay Lohan is quickly becoming a prominent voice battling Islamophobia.

International Women's Day on Snapchat: The app put makeup on Marie Curie

The app is under fire for a makeup-heavy filter.

If every woman went on strike on #ADayWithoutAWoman, these workplaces would hardly notice

These six offices have some explaining to do.

What does A Day Without a Woman look like? Send us your photos!

Here are photos from readers like you.

These schools are closed because of the women's strike today

Several schools have seen such high rates of participation in the strike, they've been forced to close.

Maxine Waters posts pic of her and Coretta Scott King at first national women's conference

Rep. Maxine Waters has emerged as one of Donald Trump's most outspoken critics.

Why are people wearing red today?

For people who couldn't participate in the strike, wearing red is their sign of solidarity.

Participants in the 'Day without a Woman' are privileged. So what?

The March 8 women’s strike is about solidarity with those who can't afford to take a day off.

Free the Nipple founder Lina Esco turns her sights to passing the Equal Rights Amendment

Donald Trump has spurred women's activism, and the campaign for equal rights is kicking up again.

Donald Trump gets dragged for his sanitized International Women's Day tweets

His comments sounded nothing like the man who bragged about grabbing women "by the pussy."

Here's how much it would cost the world if no women worked on International Women's Day

If every woman on earth were to strike on A Day Without a Woman, this is how much money it could cost the global economy.

6 quotes from feminist icons that remind us why we still need to fight for women's rights

Let these women's words inspire you to keep fighting the good fight.

Can I get fired for going on strike? Your legal rights on A Day Without a Woman, explained

What you need to know before you hit the picket lines.

These women-owned companies are happy to take your business on A Day Without a Woman

Organizers are discouraging women from shopping on March 8 — with one exception.