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Victoria and Maria Valle Remond wear purple in support of the #undíasinnosotras strikes in Mexico.

A day without women

March 11, 2020

Fátima Cecilia Aldrighetti had been standing outside her school in Mexico City, waiting to be picked up by her mother, who was running late. When her mother finally arrived, she...

Women show their support for Title IX and survivors of sexual assault  at the 2020 Women's March in San Francisco.

Local lawyers take US secretary of education head-on in two year lawsuit

February 8, 2020

In 1972, the Nixon administration introduced Title IX, whose purpose was to prevent sexual harassment and assault in schools. For decades, schools seemed to be getting safer. But n...

Zynga and General Assembly host the February’s Women in Tech conference – Bella Reeves

February 26, 2019

On February 22, 2019, Zynga and General Assembly held this month's Women in Tech conference.

Women's rooms tend to have longer lines because of the female anatomy and the amount of space toilet stalls take up.

Opinion: Women’s bathrooms take too long

November 26, 2018

One minute. Five minutes. Ten minutes... and you’re still in line, you can’t see the end, and you’re going to pee your pants. But time has run out. According to Wom...

Survivors of sexual assault and women alike's cries were silenced when Kavanaugh was confirmed.

Opinion: Women don’t matter

October 9, 2018

Women make up the majority of college students. They make up more than half of the world’s population. They are doctors, lawyers, politicians, athletes, leaders, followers, teachers,...

In addition to supporting women's rights, marchers also hold signs for sexuality and identity equality.

The Women’s March is not just for women

January 21, 2018

The sun beat down on San Francisco City Hall as people gathered to have their voices heard in the 2018 San Francisco Women’s March. But the fight for women’s rights was not t...

The Girls Who Code Club meets every Thursday in D24 to learn more about the world of computer science.

Girls Who Code Club supports women in computer science

November 6, 2017

The Girls Who Code Club offers opportunities for girls at Carlmont to discover the language of code and explore the possibilities of computer science careers. The Girls Who Code organization, which starte...

Women In Technology (WIT) Club members have a discussion about STEM-related internship opportunities.

Women In Technology Club educates students about STEM careers

October 18, 2017

The Women in Technology (WIT) Club is working to close the gender gap in STEM-related fields. The club provides information about possible internship and career opportunities tha...

Old men ‘Trump’ women in health care decisions

October 17, 2017

Once again females don't have a say in something that only affects them. According to The Washington Post, President Trump's administration and the Department of Health and Human Services have made it more difficult for women to obtain birth control by putting religious labels on it. Trump's administration has altered the rules of the Affordable Care Act, which now allows insure...

Sophomores Audrey Crook and Chloe Wen advocate for s2680, the 
Mental Health Reform Act of 2016. Girl Up, along with Feminsim Club and Mental Health Awareness Club, organized this event to gain signatures for the act and support the cause.

Girl Up Club fosters women empowerment

March 22, 2017

Seventy-five percent of HIV-infected youth between the ages of 15-24 are girls. One in seven girls in developing countries is married before the age of 15. Fifty percent...

On Jan. 21, nearly 1 million people marched in support of equal rights in Washington D.C.

Women’s March fuels future protests

February 6, 2017

A sea of pink-eared hats stretched down the endless blocks of the nation’s capital, representing the desperation for equality. A roar erupted from the crowd as they charged forward,...

Sophomore Samantha Tolu like many others, is heavily interested in STEM and technology. Tolu said, “I personally really enjoy computer science and tech. I think it’s really cool that women are now getting more involved in the technology industry because they allow for everyone’s voices to be heard.”

Women make strides in technology

February 4, 2017

She spent the past week preparing for her interview. She would never have imagined that one of the questions would be, “Would you want to go on a date with me?” During an i...

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