Taking Immigrant Women from Economic Uncertainty to Unleashed Potential

The Trump administration’s hostility toward immigrants has left women, especially those on spousal visas, in the lurch.

Getting Women Elected is Just the First Step

The collective experience of freshman women delegates in the 2018 Virginia General Assembly laid bare the opportunities and limitations of serving a first term in office.

War on Women Report No. 24

Dangerous judicial and cabinet appointments were made this week for Trump nominees—and all the while, the Trump administration continued to attack immigrants, refugees and women’s rights.

Building Back Better: Women Peace Activists Offering Governments a Helping Hand

From the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership partners, the success stories of two women, one from Uganda and one from Syria, prove that with persistence and resilience, obstacles can be removed.

How Will Male Candidates Shape the Gender Politics of the 2018 Elections?

Male candidates’ strategic and tactical decisions in this year’s election—just like women’s—will either replicate or disrupt prevailing norms of gender in society and on the campaign trail. What choices will they make?

Diversity and SNAP Decisions: How Women’s Voices Would Have Built a Better Farm Bill

The House proposal to cut funding for food stamps in the 2018 Farm Bill is fundamentally divorced from the reality and lived experiences of women’s lives. It’s not based upon any true understanding of what it is that women actually need to work. And that’s unsurprising—since a group of white, male members introduced it.

Mike Pompeo Would Put Women and Girls Worldwide at Risk as Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo’s alarming record leaves no doubt that, as the nation’s top diplomat, he will double-down on the Trump Administration’s war on women.

The 2018 Farm Bill Will Disproportionately Harm Single Mothers

Make no mistake: Those most affected by the harsh proposals in this legislation will be women—specifically single mothers.

The Political Double-Standards Facing Cynthia Nixon

Why haven’t we seen as many women transition from the spotlight to the debate stage? The research into women candidates illuminates a few reasons.

War on Women Report No. 22

As recordings of the president bragging about sexually assault women resurfaced in the news this week, Madeleine Albright called out his sexism. In the midst of it all, a dangerously anti-abortion and anti-contraception Trump nominee for the federal bench had her confirmation hearing.

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