Immigration Advocates are Challenging the Trump Administration’s Anti-Woman Asylum Policies

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ so-called “expedited removal” policy is an effective death sentence for thousands of women and children—and advocates are fighting back. 

Women Report Sexual Harassment More than Men, Even in Male-Dominated Workplaces

New data shows that women not only report sexual harassment at a higher rate than men, but also report sexual harassment at a higher rate than men—even in male-dominated spaces. 

Feminists in Peru are Demanding an End to Femicides

In the wake of a brutal femicide, Peru’s president declared that “sometimes, that’s how life is, and we have to accept it.” Feminists in the region disagree.

Feminists Speak Out on Sexual Harassment in Los Angeles

Feminist advocates and women workers shared stories of and outlined solutions to sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace at a California Assembly Committee hearing.

We Can Do Better: How National Security Experts Helped Pave the Way for a Muslim Ban

After the Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration’s Muslim Ban, foreign policy experts spoke out in opposition—but they have played their own role in the creation of the ban’s precedent, and the decisions about who is an “adversary” and who is not.

Women at the UN are Still Waiting for Their #MeToo Moment

A New York Times report on the mishandling of sexual misconduct claims at the United Nations illustrates a pervasive lack of accountability for workplace harassment within the agency.

The U.S. is Now Ranked One of the World’s Most Dangerous Countries for Women

The U.S. is now ranked as the tenth most dangerous country in the world for women—but tied with Syria as the third-worst for risks of violence and harassment.

Investigating the True Cost of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Data on the cost of sexual harassment doesn’t go beyond legal fees and payouts. What about value lost—to employers, and to the national economy? Four female senators want better numbers.

Inside Mozambique’s Women, Peace and Security Action Plan

New developments for Mozambique under the action plan include the creation of a new law against domestic violence and the signing of the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women and the African Union’s protocol on women’s rights.

Sexist and Racist Ads are Now Banned in Stockholm

A new ban on sexist and racist advertising in public spaces will go into effect this month after Stockholm’s city council voted to approve the measure in June. 

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