Women

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Women File Lawsuit Against UC Regents Claiming Berkeley Failed Them In Sexual Assault Investigations

Three women who say they were sexually assaulted while at UC Berkeley are filing a lawsuit against UC regents. The women claim the University failed to adequately protect them and investigate their complaints in a timely manner.

06/29/2015

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Treasury Department Says A Woman Will Be Featured On New $10 Bill

Last year in a Kansas City speech, President Obama said he received a letter from a young girl asking why there were no women on American currency.

06/17/2015

A Chinese scientist works at the national laboratory of medical genetics of China in Central South University June 19, 2006 in Changsha city, Hunan province of China. The lab was founded in 1972. In 1991, the laboratory was selected and founded by the national government as the national laboratory of medical genetics.The research in the lab focuses on mapping, identification, and functional analysis of the hereditary disease linked genes. Its research has recently been extended to gene therapy and human cell. Scientists in the lab have contributed more than 300 scientific publications since its establishment. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

Women Scientists Show What #DistractinglySexy Looks Like After Nobel Laureate’s Sexist Remarks

Women scientists everywhere are revealing “distractingly sexy” photos of themselves after a Nobel Prize-winning British scientist said there was “trouble with girls” working in laboratories. (Via KBCWtv)

06/11/2015

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Looking For A Few Good Women

San Jose’s police force is looking for a few good women to bolster the sagging ranks of the department.

06/10/2015

Re/code Senior Editor Ina Fried captured the rare event -- a long line for the women's bathroom -- at the Apple WWDC conference in San Francisco Monday.

Women Rejoice Over Long(er) Bathroom Lines At Apple’s WWDC 2015

Flushing toilets may not be the most glorious indicator of women rising in tech, but it’s certainly one to celebrate.

06/08/2015

Birth control pills. (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

New California Law Allows Women To Obtain Birth Control Without Doctor’s Visit

Soon, it will be much easier for women in the Bay Area and California to obtain birth control. A new law allows women to skip the doctor and go right to the pharmacy.

06/05/2015

Flibanserin, which has been dubbed by some as the "female Viagra." (CBS)

FDA Panel Backs ‘Female Viagra,’ Remain Concerned About Its Safety

The panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers voted 18-6 in favor of Sprout Pharmaceutical’s daily pill, flibanserin, on the condition that the company develops a plan to manage its risks.

06/04/2015

Jessica Jackley, co-founder of Kiva. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Kiva Co-Founder And Her Baby Reportedly Turned Away From TEDWomen Conference In Monterey

Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of San Francisco-based microfinancing company Kiva, and her nursing infant were reportedly turned away from a TED conference focusing on the accomplishments of women and girls.

05/28/2015

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Venture Capital Baking Female-Founded Job Listing Site With Focus On Diversity

A promising sign for female tech entrepreneurs: VentureWire reports that online career advice and job listings site The Muse – founded by three women – raised $10m from a female-led venture investor group.

05/14/2015

Stand Up claims to let ladies pee with dignity. (www.the-stand-up.com)

Stanford Grad’s Invention Allows Women To Pee While Standing, Avoid Messy Toilets

A recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.

05/11/2015

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