Beyond Abstractions: Confronting Trans-Directed Violence

We must move forward in the fight against gender-based violence. And we must do so with transgender communities in mind.

Securing Relief for Women and Girls in Dominica’s Devastation

Disasters tend to bring to light the multiple inequalities that women and girls face day-to-day. The devastation in Dominica is no exception.

Our Culture is Rape Culture—And We Have to Confront It

The U.S. was founded as a rape culture. But we’re not supposed to talk about that.  

Feminists Took to the Streets in Los Angeles to Fight Sexual Harassment and Abuse

Survivors, allies and activists pushed back against workplace sexism and highlighted the intersections of gender-based violence and economic inequality at two different marches Sunday.

A 12-Year-Old Warrior for Justice

“I know I might be little,” Angelika begins. “But I make a huge impact on this earth.”

Lawmakers Are Using Tax Reform Legislation to Push an Anti-Abortion Agenda

The latest tax reform bill enables the naming of fetuses as beneficiaries of college savings plans. That policy could codify the anti-abortion notion of “personhood” into law.

The Trouble with Confidence

Women make choices daily between the freedom to enjoy solitude—whether alone at home or in the world—and safety. Oftentimes, men can’t comprehend what that’s like.

The Abortion War Isn’t The Only Battleground for Women’s Lives

It is time for a new movement. And it’s time to escape the absurd standoff—in which we hurl rhetoric about choice and life while so many women have far too little of either.

A Night of Firsts: Women Won Big and Made History in Tuesday’s Elections

On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the 2016 elections, voters across the country delivered historic wins for women candidates.

Women Speak: Neha Misra Brings Light—and Power—into the Lives of Women Around the World

Neha Misra is a social entrepreneur, poet, visual folk artist and global champion for improving sustainable energy access by advancing women’s leadership.

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