Latest Woman Stories

2009-11-10 09:53:40

Before the Equal Pay Act of 1963 was signed into law by President Kennedy, women earned about fifty percent less than men.

2009-08-24 00:48:24

Australian researchers have linked motherhood, widowhood and other life events to exercise. The study, part of the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health involving more than 40,000 participants, surveyed women at three life phases -- young womanhood, middle age and older age.

2009-07-22 10:44:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolfmother is back with sharpened chops, and the band will preview new material on the road this summer, including a run of shows with the Killers. The Sydney, Australia, rockers have joined on as the main support for six shows in the Northeastern U.S.

2009-07-10 00:22:49

Sexist jokes favor mental mechanisms linked to violence and battering against women in people with macho attitudes, researchers in Spain said. University of Granada scientists applied several questionnaires to a group of 109 male university students ages 18-26.

2009-05-19 14:09:31

Police in Washington state said a 78-year-old woman allegedly attacked her husband, causing broken ribs, a fractured wrist and a shattered pelvis. Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Valerie Shapiro said the Lynnwood woman, whose name was not released, told police she struck her 84-year-old husband with

2009-03-04 10:55:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- International Women's Day is celebrated globally but has special importance in Latin and South America. Every year Latin Women look forward to this special day that honors them in their many dimensions.

2008-09-11 09:05:00

When men and women take personality tests, some of the old Mars- Venus stereotypes keep reappearing.

Word of the Day
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.