12 Women Who Could Anchor the CBS Evening News

As CBS decides who will fill the seat of former Evening News anchor Scott Pelley, the Women’s Media Center is urging them to choose a woman.

Feminists #PinkOutTheNight for Women’s Health Care

The night before the Senate plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was unveiled, activists around the country gathered to protest the onslaught of attacks on women’s health by the Trump administration.

Calling on Congress to Support Black Women’s Maternal Health

Last week, advocates urged lawmakers at a Congressional briefing to confront the high rate of maternal mortality among black women and develop policies to ensure and safeguard their health and dignity.

Today in Feminist History: The New York Times Says “Ms.”

Thirty-one years ago today, “Ms.” was finally adopted at The New York Times.

Trump Administration Corrects Equal Opportunity Employment Policy to Encompass LGBTQ Community

The Department of Commerce excluded sexual orientation and gender identity in its most recent Equal Opportunity Employment policy statement, provoking pushback from LGBT rights groups.

Uber Board Member Resigns After Making Sexist Remark

Uber board member David Bonderman resigned after receiving criticism for sexist remark aimed towards fellow board member Arriana Huffington at a staff meeting on Tuesday.

Q&A: Julie Weigaard Kjær on Menstruation and Empowerment

In honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day, CEO and co-founder of Ruby Cup Julie Weigaard Kjær took some time to chat with Ms.

NEWSFLASH: Mexico City Prosecutor Blames Woman for Her Own Death

After Lesby Berlin Osorio was strangled to death, the Office of the Public Prosecutor took to Twitter to blame her for her own murder.

NEWSFLASH: Lawmakers Uphold Extreme Abortion Penalties in Honduras

Abortion is a crime that currently warrants a three to ten year prison sentence in Honduras—for women who have abortions and those who provide them with abortion care.

Q&A: Ivette Cabrera on Celebrating Women’s Power

“It takes a lot of resilience to be a women, even more than we are given credit for, but I think that if we inspire a new generation of girls that see their potential then we can develop better societies for future generations to come.”

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