After honoring such figures as Maya Angelou and Sally Ride in the first run of its American Women Quarters Program, the the US Mint has selected a new group of pioneering women who will be celebrated on US currency: pilot Bessie Coleman, journalist and activist Jovita Idár, hula teacher Edith Kanakaʻole, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and ballerina Maria Tallchief.
The face of US foreign policy in the decade between the end of the Cold War and the war on terror triggered by the September 11, 2001 attacks, Albright -- a self-identified "pragmatic idealist" -- drew from her experience growing up in a family that fled the Nazis and communists in mid-20th century Europe to shape her worldview.
Many of the most iconic images of the body have been taken by men. But a new exhibition features 30 contemporary female artists who offer new perspectives on the naked form as a symbol of beauty, self-expression, identity, eroticism or politics -- and not just the slender female forms overrepresented in media, but a range of cis, non-binary and trans figures of all skin tones and body types.
Experts with the US Secret Service's National Threat Assessment Center are focused on creating a greater understanding of the threat posed by so-called involuntarily celibate men, often referred to as "incels." The number of misogynistically motivated murders in recent years has prompted a dramatic increase in requests for training from the Secret Service.
The Biden administration on Tuesday will announce a series of steps aimed at closing the gender and racial wage gaps, with Vice President Kamala Harris hosting a virtual White House meeting to mark Equal Pay Day. The steps include a new regulation across the federal workforce banning the use of prior salary history in the hiring and pay-setting processes for employees, which the administration said in a fact sheet can "help break the cycle of past arbitrary and potentially discriminatory pay that can follow women and workers of color from job to job, entrenching gender and racial pay gaps over time."

This is what a nation run by women looks like

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In 1906, Finland, then a duchy of Russia, was the first country to give women full political rights to both vote and run for office. A year later, the 19 women elected to the Finnish parliament were the first female parliamentarians in the world. Today, Finland's 36-year-old female Prime Minister, Sanna Marin, heads a governing coalition of five political parties -- all led by women.