The War on Women’s Health

Trumpcare leaves 23 million more people uninsured and slashes $834 billion from Medicaid, rewarding the wealthy while penalizing low-income women.

A Cruel Attack on Women and the Poor: Six Low-Lights From Trump’s Budget

The Trump Administration today released its FY 2018 budget, calling it “A New Foundation for American Greatness.” Early analysis of the budget, however, shows that it’s anything but.

Not Going Back: Education Equity and Title IX

Republicans are determined to reverse the Obama administration’s use of Title IX to hold schools accountable for addressing campus sexual assault.

Not Going Back: Economic Equality

We must fight for workers’ rights and protecting social security despite Republican opposition.

Not Going Back: The Affordable Care Act and Medicaid

Though Trump has backtracked slightly on the issue since the election, we still expect an all-out effort by Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Not Going Back: Drawing a Line in the Sand to Defend Our Rights

Make no mistake: Republicans intend to dismantle the policies that have allowed women and other communities to have a chance at opportunity, advancement and economic stability.

Birth Control Coverage Heads Back to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today agreed to hear arguments from religiously affiliated non-profits challenging women’s right to access insurance coverage for birth control under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The non-profits seeking to deny women employees access to birth control argue that the requirement to fill out a one-page form to receive an exemption from covering […]

Dolores Huerta: Still Fighting for Farmworkers’ Rights

Legendary feminist and workers’ rights activist Dolores Huerta, who cofounded the United Farm Workers union with Cesar Chavez in the 1960s, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to sound the alarm on a common herbicide used on millions of acres of cropland in the U.S. that could be endangering the health and lives of the very […]

Around the World, Mother’s Day is a Call to Action

Becoming a mother was not the blissed-out, exhilarating experience I thought it would be. It was painful, scary and the only time I have ever felt truly out of control. When I went to the hospital, I was expecting an “easy” birth. My pregnancy had not been particularly difficult, and I was slated to deliver […]

Supreme Court Will Decide on Re-Arming Domestic Abusers

For a domestic violence victim, whether her partner owns a gun can be the difference between life and death. One in four women in the United States experiences domestic violence in her lifetime, and these women are five times more likely [PDF] to be murdered when their intimate partners own a firearm. Putting a gun in […]

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