Reproductive Rights are Still Human Rights—Even if the Trump Administration Won’t Say So

The State Department’s Country Report on Human Rights Practices provides a detailed account each year of the status of human rights policies around the world. But the first version to be released under the Trump Administration didn’t include any coverage of reproductive health and rights.

Reproductive Justice Activists in Africa are Speaking Out Against Trump’s Global Gag Rule

Under previous administrations, restrictions on funding under the Global Gag Rule totaled around $575 million. Under Trump, those restrictions have extended to $8.8 billion—and women around the world are paying the price with their health and their lives.

We Can Make National Security Policy More Inclusive—Classroom by Classroom

A new study shows that gender is missing from security policy and international relations curricula—and that both professors and students want their programs to be more intersectional.

The Beacon of Baca: Meet the 23-Year-Old Bringing Clean Water To Her Navajo Community

Annie Begay is doing all she can to bring clean, running water to her community. And she shows no signs of slowing down.

Hacking for Inclusion: MIT Students Are Fighting Inequality with Technology

MIT students, professors and alumni are credited with the creation of concepts and inventions as varied as refined oil, the Internet and the Human Genome Project. Now, they’re coming together to craft solutions to combat discrimination and bias.

How We’re Doing: The Voices of Women of Color are Missing from U.S. Newsrooms

A new report by the Women’s Media Center finds that women of color represent just 7.95 percent of print newsroom staff, 12.6 percent of local TV news staff and 6.2 percent of local radio staff in the U.S.

Researchers Uncovered Video Evidence of a Mass Grave for “Comfort Women” in China

At the Comfort Women International Conference, researchers presented a chilling discovery: the first video evidence of a mass grave of so-called comfort women—who were coerced, kidnapped and enslaved to work in brothels during WWII.

Young Women Are Demanding an End to Gun Violence in the Wake of Last Week’s School Shooting

Young women and girls are leading the way in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas school shooting.

#KnowTheFlow: Gift-Wrapping Menstrual Equity for Valentine’s Day

No offense to all those romantic cliches, but everyone knows that buying items like boxes of chocolates isn’t a true measure of love. Buying a person a box of tampons, on the other hand? That’s when you know it’s real.

A Glimpse Inside the Feminist Art Show Objecting to Trump

“Object Action,” exhibiting now in San Francisco, features a variety of art pieces made as a feminist response to the Trump administration.

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