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It is less safe for American women to give birth now than it was for their mothers. Now, women are working to finally understand the science of childbirth.

For decades, women’s contributions to science have been lost or ignored. Now, two women are working to change that.

A Pennsylvania grand jury found that for decades, 300 "predator priests" had abused at least 1,000 victims in six of the state's eight dioceses. German church leaders detailed the cases of more than 3,600 children who were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014. In October, Pope Francis defrocked two Chilean bishops for what the Vatican called "manifest abuse of minors." And now, Pope Francis has admitted that nuns were subject to “sexual slavery” at the hands of church leadership.

Toni Morrison has a lot to say about feminism. Her definition may provide insight into how to shape our future.

After a district judge ruled last November that a federal law banning female genital mutilation in the United States was unconstitutional, activists warned that the ruling could put tens of thousands of girls at risk.

The National Press Photographers Association awarded the NPPA Humanitarian Award to Kathleen Flynn, an independent photographer and documentary filmmaker, for her career covering human rights issues and injustices.

Women were the pioneers of coding and computer science. But in the mid-1980s, everything changed. Now, colleges and businesses are scrambling to invite women back into the field they founded.

Two women spoke Spanish. Moments later, they were under arrest. Their story is a glimpse into the controversy of border areas and the legal ambiguity that is now under fire.

Once the punchline of late night comedy, Lorena Bobbitt is finally telling her story.

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