Women's rights activist and anarchist Emma Goldman was born in Lithuania. She came to the United States when she was 17.
The theme of this year's Women's Health Week is "It's Your Time." The aim is to empower women "to make their health a top priority."
Women veterans are sharing their experiences in a powerful and eye opening exhibit at the National Veterans Art Museum in Chicago, now through Memorial Day.
There are disturbing trends regarding war on women and the workplace, especially public sevtor workers, including teachers, and hotel and hospitality workers in the private sector.
Decisions about medical procedures and patient care should be left to clinicians and their patients - not to politicians. As a family physician, I understand this.
Mary McLeod Bethune's commitment to the advancement of black women and indeed all women makes her a true American hero.
The Obama administration made the right move when it mandated that all employers be required to offer free family planning services to women through their insurance plans.
It's disturbing that the Komen Foundation has bowed to the Republican right in pulling its funding for Planned Parenthood's breast cancer prevention services.
This morning in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the local high school Girl's Ensemble was scheduled to sing "The Internationale" at City Hall.
Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 for her leadership in Kenya's Green Belt Movement, died Sept. 25, 2011.