U.S. Groups Join Saudi Breast-Cancer Effort

U.S. institutions are partnering with Saudi Arabia to achieve earlier detection of breast cancer, the No. 1 killer of women in that region. Similar programs are also being planned for the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Morocco.

Women’s Labor Faces Uphill Battle for Parity

This Labor Day, working women face a stubborn gender-based wage gap. State legislators around the country have introduced bills to close the gap, but opponents argue the proposals are difficult to enforce and will discourage business investment.

Budget May Cut College Dreams Short

Women from minority and low-income communities are pursuing higher education in greater numbers than ever before. But budget cuts may eliminate many of the programs that are helping these female teens succeed. Fifth in a series on education.