Inside NARAL’s Three-Step Plan to Protect Abortion Access

The midterm elections reminded feminists nationwide that the fight to defend abortion rights remains far from over. That’s why, as ballots were still being counted in some states, NARAL Pro-Choice America announced a new three-step strategy to secure reproductive freedom for women in every state.

We Need to Invest in the Voices of Adolescent Girls Worldwide to Win Gender Equality

Investing in girls and young women is essential to creating a more just and equitable world—yet adolescent girls around the world often remain invisible, silenced and ignored.

(More) Notes to Their Younger Selves: Five Pieces of Advice for Young Feminists from Women of Color

“We don’t have to subscribe to people who want us to make ourselves smaller. We need to liberate ourselves to live boldly in our fullness.”

In the Age of Trump, Immigrant Survivors are Seeking Safety Underground

Latina women in the U.S. are taking the #MeToo movement home—and opening their doors to immigrant survivors of domestic abuse. As the Trump administration escalates attacks on their communities, the refuge these women provide has become ever more critical.

“When They Go Low, We Go Vote!”

100,000 people marched to the polls in Chicago ahead of the midterm elections. Across the country, feminists today are doing the same.

DUMP TRUMP: Lesbian Writers Weigh in on Resistance and the Midterms

The regime remains malleable—patriarchy, misogyny, white supremacy, heterosexual supremacy, neoliberalism, capitalism—but boisterous resistance is our legacy, and the spirit that invites us to engage another day.

Fellowship is Leadership: Fighting Sexual Harassment in Architecture

The American Institute of Architects recently adopted new rules and ethical standards explicitly addressing sexual harassment and equity in the profession. Frances Halsband started the petition that led to the changes—and talked to Ms. about what motivated her and what she learned about building better workplaces in the process.

Celebrating Inspiring Women in Sports (and the Girls Looking Up to Them, Too)

Student athletes could hardly contain their excitement walking alongside the first female coach of a NFL team, WNBA players and Olympic medalists at the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 39th annual champion-packed gala in New York City.

Making Sure At-Risk Girls Won’t Have To Say #MeToo in Mumbai

Women and children in Wadala, Bhajiwadi, Govandi and Raey Road—neighborhoods in Mumbai that are hotspots for child trafficking and have high incidences of child sexual abuse, early marriage and child labor—have launched community projects to shift the culture in their communities.

Calls to Action from the Intersections of Racial and Gender Justice

All photos copyright YWCA / Michael Rodriguez. Jasmine Richards was born and raised amongst gang violence, but her life was changed after seeing the protests in the wake of the Ferguson police killing of Mike Brown. That year, she founded Black Lives Matter Pasadena and emerged as a powerful organizer, activist and a voice for young people […]

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