Three of the five winners of this year’s Culture of Health Prize are small towns or rural areas.Read More...
Thursday’s national celebration will be observed by organizations across the country. Events include release of the “Community Star” booklet, free online screen of “The Provider” documentary, and discussion.
The maternal death rate is 60% higher in rural areas than central parts of metropolitan areas. A bill introduced by a member of Congress from New Mexico seeks to close the gap.
Because of the limits of tribal authority, there’s often little women can do to bring their attackers to justice. Lawyers and others are looking to the U.N.'s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for help.
A panel of five women journalists kicks off the Rural Women’s Summit in Greenville, South Carolina.
#VoteRunLead helps women run for political office. Its session at the Women’s Summit will focus on the unique circumstances of rural women.
The National Rural Assembly’s Women’s Summit explores ways to strengthen women leaders, who frequently play key roles in their communities without formal titles or recognition.
To stop air-transport services from surprising consumers with bills of $30,000 or more, a bipartisan bill would regulate charges. The industry says that will cause base closures that will hurt rural areas.
Schools where students have strong connections to an adult and peers have lower suicide rates. The finding shows the importance of addressing school culture to prevent suicide, rather than focusing only interventions aimed at individuals.