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.

#EnoughIsEnough: Inside a New Feminist Campaign To End Sexual Violence and Harassment

A coalition of powerful feminist organizations are taking aim at sexual violence and harassment in workplaces and schools—and the patriarchal systems that allow them to remain pervasive.

Women Rise Up (Again)

If only men had voted in Alabama last night, Roy Moore would be a Senator-Elect. 

One Year After Standing Rock, Women Remain at the Front of Indigenous Fights Against Big Oil

What happened in Standing Rock launched an explosive year for Native American activism, and a new crop of leaders has risen in the fight for environmental justice. Many of them are women.

Arizona State University Thinks Expulsion is “Too Severe” a Punishment for Rape

Arizona State University is pushing back on a Title IX commission recommendation that a student who raped another student be expelled, calling the punishment “too severe.” Students, however, are calling on them to stand by it.

What About the Sexual Harasser in the White House?

There’s now  long and growing list of well-known men who’ve recently seen their careers shortened or ended after accusations of sexual misconduct. And then there’s Donald Trump.

Convicted Rapist Brock Turner Wants A New Trial and Lesser Charges

The former Stanford University student who faced an “unusually light” six-month jail sentence following his conviction for three felony counts of sexual assault is appealing the decision and asking for a new trial.

Harvesting Hope for Women Farmworkers

Over 60 percent of female farmworkers in a 2010 study said they had experienced some form of sexual harassment. A 2012 report of 52 female farmworkers found that almost all of them had experienced sexual violence. One group is fighting back—and they need support.

Right-Wing Attempts to Discredit Roy Moore’s Accusers Are Failing

This time, victim-blaming has failed—demonstrating the power of a re-invigorated movement against rape culture from Hollywood to Washington.

Why Does the U.S. Rank 22nd Globally on Women’s Wellbeing?

Violence against women and gaps in political representation are among the key factors in where the U.S. stands compared to the rest of the world on gender issues. But improvement is possible.

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