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World War I propelled women into workforce and voting booths

World War I marked the beginning of a new era for American women, securing them the right to vote and opening up jobs previously reserved for men.
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Ivanka Trump to attend Women’s Economic Summit in Berlin

Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women. She was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
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Arab-American women: Making their mark and sharing their stories

Across the country, Arab-American women are building businesses and careers while supporting their communities and encouraging others to develop and grow.
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Batter up! These women are bringing baseball to Gaza.

Baseball has grown in popularity in the Middle East. In Gaza, interest in baseball turned out to be stronger among girls than boys.
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Gender inequality raises risks of HIV infection

In some countries, girls are up to 14 times more likely than their male counterparts to be infected with HIV. Learn why gender inequality plays a role.
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Legendary Williams sisters still redefining tennis at 30+

Tennis players Venus and Serena Williams have made their mark off the tennis courts too, inspiring young women to push for greatness.
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Finding strength through sports [webchat]

Talk with several female athletes and a sports reporter in a live, global webchat about “Finding Strength Through Sports" March 29 at 6 a.m. EDT.
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5 brilliant women you should know

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate five brilliant women who made their marks in science, technology, engineering and math.
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Helping girls grow up to be engineers [video]

GoldieBlox — toys that combine construction projects and stories of a girl engineer named Goldie — foster spatial skills, and perhaps future engineers.