AP: Record Number Of Women File To Run For US House SeatsThe number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress.
California Plan Will Help Low-Income Women Train For Construction JobsThe idea is to help disadvantaged Californians get accepted into trade apprenticeship schools — and in so doing, reduce the number of people receiving public assistance.
Pelosi Hails 'Watershed Moment,' Calls For More Women To Get Involved In PoliticsHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday called for more women to get involved in politics and use their power, during a speech celebrating her tenure as the first female House speaker in US history.
Twitter's Tribute To Women Rings Hollow For Some Targets Of AbuseSome women who've been viciously attacked on the site say the company hasn't put enough muscle behind protecting vocal female users.
Doctors Rule Menstrual Cramps Can Be As Painful As Heart AttacksDysmenorrhea, better known as cramps, is a painful menstruation that can be severe enough to interrupt the daily routine of one in five women
1 In 14 Women Still Smokes While Pregnant, CDC SaysAbout one in 14 pregnant women who gave birth in the United States in 2016 smoked cigarettes during her pregnancy, according to a report released Wednesday.
More Pregnant California Women Are Using Pot, Study FindsMore pregnant women seem to be using pot -- sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety.
Twitter Announces All-Women Speaker Lineup At Major Tech EventTwitter is hosting an event next month at one of tech's largest global conferences that will feature only high-profile female speakers.
Google Hit With New Class Action Lawsuit Over Gender PayGoogle faces a new lawsuit accusing it of gender-based pay discrimination.
Bay Area Lawmaker Fights To Protect Young Women From Coerced MarriagesA Bay Area lawmaker is leading the charge to protect young women from underage marriages.
UCSF Study: Nearly 4 Out Of 5 Physician Moms Experience Discrimination It's common for doctors who are moms to experience discrimination at work, according to a new study.
Marijuana Use Growing Among Bay Area Women Ever since Californians voted to legalize marijuana, more people are embracing it - especially women.