In China, three feminist activists who were arrested in March have been freed. Wei Tingting, Wang Man and Zheng Churan will not face charges but the fate of two other imprisoned activists remains unknown.
Chinese officials locked up ten women so they couldn't protest sexual harassment in the country on Sunday, International Women's Day. But you're reading about their plans now, so it looks like the arrests had the opposite effect the government was hoping for.
Emma Watson held a Facebook Q & A session where she spoke openly about a range of topics, from gender inequality, to gendered stereotypes and harassment. Speaking live to publicize the HeForShe campaign, the actress spoke openly about her own experience with harassment after her much-praised 2014 UN speech.
In time for International Women's Day, a group of 10 Saudi women activists have signed a petition, appealing to Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, the 150-member Consultative Assembly to expand women's right in the country.
This L.A. restaurant's unfortunate Facebook status asking women to celebrate International Women's Day by bringing their pimps to dinner truly defines the phrase "missing the point."
Sorry for the buzzkill, but we can't honor International Women's Day without thinking about how fucking far we still have to go in practically every department. (Related: this exists.)
Nusreta Sivac vowed to memorize the names and faces of the guards that repeatedly raped her and 36 other women at a Bosnia concentration camp in the early '90s so that one day they would pay for their crimes.
Tomorrow is International Women's Day and Air France is doing it up with an all-female crew on a flight from Paris to Washington. So basically, they were able to get two female pilots on the same flight? It's kinda sad that this is a thing, but cool that they're recognizing the day, I guess?
Things got a little naked yesterday at what proved to be an unusually engaging iteration of Citi's Financial Services conference when three women interrupted Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan's talk by stripping to their pink bras and shouting, "Bust up Bank of America before it busts up America."
In this edition of Tweet Beat, Diddy doesn't forget to tell us that he loves us, Andy Cohen is buying pajama jeans, we celebrate International Women's Day and, according to Dr. Ruth, that's not an earthquake you're feeling, just tons of couples having sex.
- Posh had a dream client, and her name is Michelle. "I would love to dress Mrs. Obama absolutely absolutely absolutely! I just think she's incredible and she's a very strong woman and she's beautiful," she said after the Oscars. [Fox]