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Rights group: More than 200 women detained at Minsk protest

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Police in the capital of Belarus cracked down sharply Saturday on a women’s protest march demanding the authoritarian president’s resignation, arresting more than 200 including an...

Thousands of women in Belarus protest against Lukashenko

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands of women marched through the capital of Belarus on Saturday, calling for the resignation of the authoritarian president, and university students demonstrated against the...

Women say they will fight sexism, 'ugly' attacks on Harris

CHICAGO (AP) — In the weeks before Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris his running mate, women's groups were readying a campaign of their own: shutting down sexist coverage and disinformation about a v...

Women’s Day in Taipei: 'Collectively we can all play a part'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Women’s March Taiwan (WMT) is cooperating with Moving Women Est. (MOWES) to celebrate International Women's Day at the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei on Sun...

ACLU pressing Nat'l Archives on censored women's march photo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is demanding answers from the National Archives in the wake of a scandal over politically motivated edits to a photo of the 2017 Women's March. ...

Sanders steps up appeals to women after flap with Warren

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stepped up his pitch to women in early-voting New Hampshire on the heels of a squabble over sexism in politics with fellow prog...

National Archives: 'We made a mistake' altering Trump photos

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The National Archives said Saturday it made a mistake when it blurred images of anti-Trump signs used in an exhibit on women's suffrage. The independent...

Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across the US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and...

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian bridge over Chicago’s La...

NYPD: Times Square safest place on Earth for New Year's Eve

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s counterterrorism czar expects Times Square to be “the safest place on the planet Earth” on New Year’s Eve. Thousands of police officers will be on dut...

Harris, Warren compete for support from black female voters

Kamala Harris got a much needed boost this week when the California senator picked up the endorsement of Higher Heights, the country's largest political organization aimed at electing black women. ...

Activists hope to take impeachment fight to the streets

Women's rights, gun control and climate change have drawn masses of demonstrators into the streets during President Donald Trump's first term, but one prominent cause has been missing so far: impeachm...

Plea deal for serial online harasser fits lenient pattern

DENVER (AP) — Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" i...

Pakistani lawmakers claim women's march was anti-Islam

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Provincial lawmakers in northwestern Pakistan have assailed as anti-Islamic women's marches held earlier this month across the country to mark the International Women's Day. ...

Turkish police use tear gas to disperse women's march

ISTANBUL (AP) — Riot police in Istanbul fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators who tried to march along the city's main pedestrian avenue to mark International Women's Day. ...