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Lawsuit Claims Steven A. Cohen's Firm Point72 Is Hostile to Women

Cohen’s Point72 Wants Lawsuit over Hostility to Women Sent to Arbitration

Arbitration can offer defendants procedural protections not available in court and keep potentially unpleasant details out of the public eye because proceedings are private.

Lawsuit Claims Steven A. Cohen's Firm Point72 Is Hostile to Women

Lawsuit Claims Steven A. Cohen’s Firm Point72 Is Hostile to Women

Lauren Bonner, an associate director, said a "structural sexism" pervades Point72, where women are denigrated by even high-level employees, including a top executive who declares "no girls allowed" in advance of some meetings.

Duckworth Uses Her Own Pregnancy to Champion Paid Leave

Duckworth Uses Her Own Pregnancy to Champion Paid Leave

“When people are forced to drop out of the workforce to take care of their children, our economy loses some of our best and brightest workers,” Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) said.

BBC denies gender bias as women staff denounce unequal pay

BBC Denies Gender Bias as Women Staff Denounce Unequal Pay

The BBC has been struggling to quell anger among female employees since it had to name its best-paid on-air staff last July and disclose their pay bands.

NFL: Forum offers women opportunity for career in football

NFL: Forum Offers Women Opportunity for Career in Football

The forum was created to level the playing field and open doors for qualified women to enter the workforce of the most popular professional sport in the country.

Duckworth Uses Her Own Pregnancy to Champion Paid Leave

Tammy Duckworth Will Be First Senator to Give Birth While in Office

"As tough as it's been to juggle motherhood and the demands of being in the House and now the Senate, it's made me more committed to doing this job," Sen. Duckworth said.

Pay Gap Persists for Women with Advanced Degrees

During a KPMG event, Constance Hunter, the company’s first chief economist, explained how the gender pay gap could be even more profound for women in high-skilled positions.

As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

Second Women’s March Takes Nation by Storm

“Your vote is the most powerful tool at your individual disposal,” actress Eva Longoria told the Los Angeles rally. “Everybody who has the privilege of voting must do so.”

Many women uninformed about breast cancer surgery options

Many Women Uninformed About Breast Cancer Surgery Options

Some women might benefit from more time and better educational materials to inform their treatment choices.

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Hey, Nancy Pelosi, What About These People?

Close to half of the state and federal lawmakers leaving their posts for sexual harassment are Democrats.

Serena Williams Talks Motherhood, Tennis Career and Women Empowering One Another

Serena Williams Talks Motherhood, Tennis Career and Women Empowering One Another

Williams graces the February issue of Vogue with her baby girl, the magazine’s youngest person to be pictured on the front page.

James Damore Fired Google Engineer: Company ‘Shamed Me’

Ex-Google Engineer Sues Company After Firing over Stereotypes Memo

According to the lawsuit, the company has failed to protect employees, especially white men, from workplace harassment related to their support of Trump or conservative political views.

Second U.S. Judge Blocks Trump Administration Birth Control Rules

Second U.S. Judge Blocks Trump Administration Birth Control Rules

A judge said that a preliminary injunction was necessary given potential “dire public health and fiscal consequences.”

Female Directors Snubbed at Golden Globe Nominations

Female Directors Snubbed at Golden Globe Nominations

Other key snubs included the interracial romantic comedy “The Big Sick,” which failed to land any nominations.

Female doctors adjust lives to accommodate home

Female Doctors Adjust Lives to Accommodate Home

Male doctors tend to have more help at home for childcare or elder care.

Unstoppable Venus Sets Sights on 2020 Olympics

Unstoppable Venus Sets Sights on 2020 Olympics

The seven-time grand slam winner has competed in five previous Olympics tournaments.

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Trump Repeats Racist-Misogynist Pocahontas Slur Under Andrew ‘Indian Killer’ Jackson’s Portrait at Native American Veterans’ Event

“Once again, we call upon the president to refrain from using her name in a way that denigrates her legacy,” the National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel said.

Def Jam Co-founder Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Claim

Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has accused Simmons of sexual misconduct against her when she was 17 years old.

JCPenney Teams Up With Tracee Ellis Ross for Sparkling Holiday Capsule Collection

Tracee Ellis Ross to Women: Put Yourself First, Don’t Ask Permission to Do So

In a powerful speech, Ross talks about being a 45-year-old, unmarried woman without children who refuses to define her life by patriarchal standards.

TD Bank Survey Reveals Demographic Shift Occurring in Restaurant Industry

Increase in women behind the counter is paving the way for significant changes.

Audio: How to Manage Work and Home After Maternity Leave, Liz Sweigart

Audio: How to Manage Work and Home After Maternity Leave

PwC’s Liz Taishoff Sweigart discusses how she managed work and home after returning to the firm after maternity leave. Sweigart also gives advice on how moms and dads must “get comfortable with their new normal.”

Trump Expected to Tap Hate Group Leader as Ambassador for Women

Trump Expected to Tap Hate Group Leader as Ambassador for Women

“This would be putting an arsonist in charge of the fire department,” said Dawn Laguens, executive vice president for Planned Parenthood Action Fund.

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Career Advice for High Potential Women

Women executives from Johnson & Johnson, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Marriott give career advice from mentoring to work/life balance to women working to ensure they are paid the same as their male counterparts.

Weinstein Rebukes Lupita N'yongo’s Claims

Weinstein Rebukes Lupita Nyong’o

Jane Fonda asks why sexual assault of Black women gets less attention.