Trump’s HHS Appointees are Taking Aim at Title X

For nearly 50 years, Title X has had broad and bipartisan support. Economically, it’s common sense. For millions of women and families, it’s vital. And now it’s at risk.

No Peace Without Women

The newly enacted Women, Peace and Security Act gives women reserved seating at the peace-talk table.

This is What Democracy Looks Like

In 2017’s elections, women—as candidates and voters—repudiated Trump’s agenda and delivered big wins for Democrats.

Every Vote Counts

Democrats split the Virginia state House thanks to feminist candidates–and took the tie-breaking seat by just one vote.

Miscarriage of Justice

Rather than receiving the support of friends and family after her stillbirth, Teodora del Carmen Vásquez found herself surrounded by police officers. She could not afford a defense attorney. She was convicted of aggravated homicide and sentenced to 30 years in jail. 

Trump’s Latest Pussy Grab

Women fight back as the president chips away at insurer-covered birth control.

The Trump Administration’s Visa Rules Are an Attack on Immigrant Women

“I wanted to come to the United States so I could start my own career. But now, I am sitting at home, with nothing to do. Every day is like a jail.”

The Portrayal is Political: Analyzing Abortion Onscreen

Television shows were more likely this year than in years prior to depict abortions as a means of bodily autonomy—but despite an insurgence of progressive and pointed political statements, many plot lines still missed the mark.

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

Some 17 years after the UN resolution on women, peace and security, women make up just 5 percent of deployed blue helmets. It’s time to find the political will to upend the status quo.

Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration’s Contraception Rules

The administration’s rules allow employers, universities and insurers to deny women access to comprehensive reproductive health care coverage by citing religious or moral objections.

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