Church of England says yes to female bishops

Jul 15, 2014

Church of England says yes to female bishops

The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes Monday with an overwhelming vote in favor of allowing women to become bishops. The church’s national assembly, known as the General Synod, voted for the historic measure, reaching the required two-thirds ...

Sep 12, 2013

Students suggest policies to increase female scientists

A group of university students on Wednesday handed the government some policy proposals for achieving its stated goal of increasing the ratio of female scientists in Japan to 30 percent by 2020. Eight science majors, including five past winners of fellowships from UNESCO and ...