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Egypt's Sara Ahmed competes during the Women's 69kg weightlifting competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 10, 2016.  / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Stoyan Nenov

10 Women Who Made Olympic History in Rio

65 new Olympic and 19 world records set at the 2016 Games. Many of those new records – as well as some Olympic firsts — were achieved by women.

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Claressa Shields is Another Olympian Breaking Boundaries for Women and Girls

Women’s boxing will not even be televised on most channels, and fans have to find the matches online. But this stigma won’t stop Shields. After all, she is a fighter.

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No Honor in So-Called “Honor Killings”

At least 4,000 to 5,000 women are murdered in the name of “honor” annually around the world.

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Leadership Lessons from Equity’s Women of Wall Street

The new financial drama Equity is a living, breathing illustration of the gender bias delineated in AAUW’s research report on women in leadership.

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How Seven Words Deny Abortions to Women Raped in War

We don’t just stop at obstructing the right to abortion access within the U.S., we also deny it to thousands of women and girls all over the world.

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Activists Are Calling for Fox News to Take Action Against Sexual Harassment

A new petition calls for the release of the findings of a recent internal review of sexual harassment claims against Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes.

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Exploring How Women Shape Politics in the New Issue of Ms.

As the fall election nears, we’re taking a close look at the intersection of gender and politics with a feminist perspective.

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Seeing Women Slay Matters

Women’s victories, in Rio and in U.S. politics, have elicited at least one shared reaction—that they will inspire future generations of women and girls to compete. But does—and will—it work?

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It Could Have Been Me: Korryn Gaines and the Criminalization of Black Women

Every bone in my body tells me that I could have been Korryn Gaines.

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WATCH: During the Olympics, Activists Demand Equal Pay for Equal Play

An ad airing on television stations during the Olympics and set to appear on major sports websites calls for equal pay for equal play on behalf of the U.S. Women’s National Team soccer players—and all women athletes who are still fighting for equal footing.