Safer Sports, Safer Girls

In the midst of the #MeToo movement and in the wake of gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse trial, Congress members of both parties vote to protect young athletes.

War on Women Report No. 18

Trump and his cabinet, staff members and surrogates were called out this week for sexist remarks and their inaction on gun violence in the wake of the Parkland shooting. His administration also quietly escalated its attack on Planned Parenthood.

This Week in Women: Making Every Day International Women’s Day

Women’s voices broke through on International Women’s Day. Let’s make the day after just as empowering.

Reducing Harm and Expanding Abortion Care for Women in Peru

In a region where in-clinic access to safe abortion is extremely limited, a harm-reduction model of care is helping women safely self-induce—and take back their reproductive freedom.

Connecting Rural and Urban Women’s Struggles for International Women’s Day

UN Women’s theme for their International Women’s Day commemoration this year echoed the sentiments of solidarity that have always made for effective feminism.

What Women Bring to the Constitution-Writing Table

Among the 75 countries that undertook constitution reform in the wake of conflict or unrest between 1990 and 2015, women made up only one in five constitution drafters.

The Fear of Sexual Harassment is Robbing Women of Work Around the World

As long as sexual harassment is tolerated and those who perpetrate it can do so with impunity, women’s ability to earn a living for themselves and their families will be unfairly curtailed.

Peace Heroes: Mobina Jaffer is Canada’s Women, Peace and Security Champion

Canadian Senator Mobina Jaffer’s life and career capture the spirit and essence of International Women’s Day. We talked to her about her experiences as a female envoy and mediator and her persistent struggle to ensure women’s participation in peace-making.

The West Virginia Teachers Strike is Over—And the Teachers Won

Nine days after 19,488 teachers walked out of their classrooms to strike for better pay, West Virginia Governor James Justice approved legislation giving all state employees a five percent raise.

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.

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