European Parliament member Terry Reintke (C) holds a placard with the hashtag "MeToo" during a debate

EU institutions face scrutiny for how they deal with sexual assault

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The European Union is also reeling from the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

A picture illustration shows a Facebook logo reflected in a person's eye, in Zenica, March 13, 2015.

Russian trolls tried to recruit a prominent US activist. He didn’t take the bait, but others did.

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US Air Force mental health

Science has some good news for worriers

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Harvard study finds that daughters of working mothers earn more money

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Who is the doctor who paved the way to prison for Purvi Patel?

California Attorney General Kamala Harris, at left, shares the stage with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg following Harris' address at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California on February 10, 2015.

Ten ways women think outside the box


Women often have to learn their life lessons the hard way, thanks to gender bias, but those lessons often go far beyond gender issues. Here are 10 of the most important lessons that women have shared with Farai Chideya, the host of the One With Farai podcast from PRI.

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This conference on ‘masculinity’ has everything to do with women as well


At a masculinity conference, researchers found that even men who are defying gender stereotypes are still trapped in gender roles.

An Iranian couple rests in a park in central Tehran.

More young Iranian couples are living together before marriage


Many young Iranian couples are choosing to live together before marriage, and the rise in such “white marriages” has Iranian officials worried. But there are also some good reasons why young Iranians don’t want to tie the knot.

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All you extroverts pay attention. That introvert next to you may solve the world’s problems


We often think of extroverts when we think of the biggest business and political successes in the world. But usually those extroverts had an introvert standing at their sides.

The dove has long been a symbol of peace. This white dove lives at the Blue Mosque in Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan

The world is actually becoming more peaceful — believe it or not


New research suggests that, despite this summer’s headlines, the world is actually more peaceful today than in recent history.