Women Losing Ground in Engineering, Technology

A major report says women and girls have made significant progress in science over the past two decades, especially in medicine and the biological sciences. But the gains in the male bastions of computer science and engineering are being erased.

Global Campaign Begins to Protect Pregnant Women

Too little food, too much violence and AIDS sustain maternal death rates here and abroad. Three major health organizations launch a campaign to improve maternal health, including the reduction of violence against pregnant women.

Anti-Feminist Ad Campaign Launched on Campus

The conservative Independent Women’s Forum, given new life with the Republican victory, has launched a national “Take Back the Campus” campaign, buying advertisements in campus newspapers to challenge what it calls feminist myths.