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Wanted: A few more women aviators

More than 100 years since the first woman earned her pilot's license, there is still a significant gap between the number of women and men involved in aviation.

Monday - 03/17/2014, 08:52am EDT

Tags: CNS, aviators,

Cold? It might not have to do with the temperature

Research explains why women tend to be colder than men.

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 10:21am EST

Tags: cold, weather.com

D.C. among best paying cities for women

According to a Forbes.com review, women in D.C. come closer to matching men's pay compared to women in other cities.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 04:56pm EST

Tags: workplace, wages, income equality, Forbes Magazine

Research: Women feel stress of commute more than men

A lengthy commute can be par for the course in the D.C. area, but a new study is finding daily gridlock is taking its toll on women more than men.

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 07:34am EST

Tags: commute, Men, drive time

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More women entering prisons in U.S.

Women are entering the U.S. prison system at a faster rate, and they face an array of issues that male inmates don't, including pregnancy and higher rates of mental health issues stemming from the tangled web of trauma, homelessness, and sexual abuse. Drugs are often a way to cope.

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 04:36pm EST

Tags: Capital News Service, prison,

Just like the boys: D.C. divas take to the gridiron

About 40 women try out for a spot on the D.C. Divas, a team that plays full-contact football -- just like the boys.

Saturday - 11/02/2013, 01:53pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Divas, Jamie Forzato,

Research: Maryland is best state for women to live

Women may want to get in line to live in the "Old Line State" after research says Maryland is the best state in the country for women to call home.

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 11:42am EDT

Tags: Center for American Progress,

Steering girls toward STEM: Statistics and solutions

Women are significantly underrepresented in one of the fastest growing job sectors in the U.S. Experts say parents and teachers need to support girls' interest in math and science at a young age.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 09:14am EDT

Tags: math, science, STEM, career, college, work, Rachel Nania

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