“In 2018, women’s stories demanded to be told.
And the world listened.
Christine Blasey Ford testified in front of the Senate during the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became one of the record number of women elected to Congress; and Nadia Murad was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for bringing attention to sexual violence perpetrated by the Islamic State.
Throughout the year, stories like these shaped history and spurred change — and, in some cases, revealed the limits of progress.
Below, we’ve highlighted big moments in news about women across eight categories. These stories were told in 2018; now, they’re worth remembering.”