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One in five women raped in US: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:15

Nearly 22 million women - about one in five - have been raped in their lifetimes in the US, with nearly half of the victims subjected to sexual assault before the age of 18, according to a White House report.

Three US women missing for a decade found alive

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 07, 2013, 10:32

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight went missing in 2003, 2004 and 2002 respectively.

Most US women believe they are paid less than men

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 15:40

The Journal cited figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing that women who work full-time earn weekly about 79 percent of what men are paid for doing similar jobs.

US to allow women in military combat roles

Last Updated: Thursday, January 24, 2013, 09:37

US officials on Wednesday indicated that the Pentagon is going to allow women to serve in military combat.

‘Women will save US economy’, predicts Warren Buffett

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 17:53

Buffett, the so-called ‘Sage of Omaha’ said that affording women the same prospects to succeed as men was the key to a bright economic future.

Fury over racist ‘Pearl Harbor’ tweets

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 15:24

USA’s win over Japan in the women`s gold medal football at the London Olympics was blemished after some of the fans posted a barrage of racist tweets over Pearl Harbor.

20 women involved in US Secret Service scandal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 16:21

20 women were brought to the hotel in Colombia where Secret Service agents were accused of inviting prostitutes.

US court to let woman sue over headscarf removal

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 00:16

The US Supreme Court will let a Muslim woman sue Southern California jailers for making her take off her head scarf.

US women march against sex violence

Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 10:20

Washington became the latest global city to host a SlutWalk calling for an end to sexual violence.

US women all the rage after epic win over Brazil

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 12, 2011, 09:11

US women`s soccer team shared Yankee Stadium scoreboard with Derek Jeter, made an appearance on "Good Morning America" and can now count Tom Hanks, Lil Wayne and Super Bowl MVP Aaron Rodgers among their list of star admirers.

Two US women stars may shake up 2012 vote

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 01, 2011, 17:08

They are two conservative political rock stars who can work a room and galvanise a crowd, and both are flirting with a run for the White House, the grand prize of US politics.

Half of US women feel more successful than their man

Last Updated: Friday, February 11, 2011, 13:39

American women think they are doing much better in their career than the man.