The High Cost of Cash Bail

A movement to revise the bail systems is spreading across the U.S. like wildfire, and women are carrying the torches. 

Polish Police Invaded the Offices of Feminist Activists After a Pro-Choice Protest

On October 2, thousands of activists marched in Poland in protest of the nation’s repressive abortion laws. The next day, Polish police invaded the offices of two feminist groups—seizing files and computers and shutting down their operations. The Women’s Rights Centre, which advocates for legal and policy changes to ensure equal rights for all genders, and […]

Stanford Makes Space to Reflect on Sexual Assault

The site near the Kappa Alpha fraternity house where former Stanford student Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman in January 2015 has been turned into what the University’s student newspaper the Stanford Daily is calling a “scenic spot.” 

Attorneys General are Suing the Trump Administration to Protect Birth Control Access

Feminist leaders were swift to fight back against the Trump administration’s new rules watering-down contraceptive coverage under the ACA—and so were Attorneys General in four states.

Congressional Lawmakers Want to Codify Title IX Protections for Campus Sexual Assault Survivors

“Today, we introduced The Title IX Protection Act for one reason: We aren’t going back.”

5 Fast Feminist Facts About The 20-Week Abortion Ban Headed to the Senate Floor

Last week, the House advanced HR 36—a bill that would criminalize abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy nationwide—to the Senate. President Trump has already stated that he would sign the bill into law, should it ultimately end up on his desk.

Economic Justice Isn’t Part of Trump’s Budget

The budget proposes $1.5 trillion in cuts to federal spending, setting its particular sights on the decimation of programs that aid lower income families, the elderly, students and women.

Bringing the Intersections to the Forefront in the Fight to End Campus Sexual Assault

End Rape on Campus launched their Centering the Margins initiative to provide culturally-competent resources that center the needs and experiences of sexual assault survivors living at the intersections.

Taking Back Their Power and Their Country

In 2013, the Central African Republic was driven into a war. Women and girls remain the most affected—as both as targets of rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war.

A New Study Shows How Gender Stereotypes Hurt Kids Around the World

Rigid gender stereotypes imposed on children during adolescence can foster lifelong risks of mental and physical health problems.

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