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Getting Real about Paid Sick Days

We need national legislation supporting paid sick days.

Women Are Leading the Fight for Renewable Energy

Besides efforts by some states, cities and companies, many local women-led groups are stepping up and pushing renewable energy as one climate change solution.

ERA Now, More Than Ever: The Ms. Q&A with Equal Means Equal Filmmaker Kamala Lopez

“The Equal Rights Amendment is the necessary first step without which all other steps towards the progress of women’s rights will ultimately fail. It is the a priori action—the foundation that, when poured, allows us to build upon it to achieve great heights.”

Queer Women in Montenegro Tell Their Stories

“To be safe, we need to stay secluded. But I decided to try to live differently. There’s no air in the closet.”

WATCH: “Math Brain” is the Feminist Infomercial You’ll Actually Want to Watch

“Math Brain,” a PSA in the style of a 1980’s infomercial, launched today—in honor of Pi Day.

NEWSFLASH: Sonia Tábora, Imprisoned for Miscarriage, is Finally Free

“At last, the nightmare is over,” Tábora said as she left the courthouse in Sonsonate.

White Women Can’t Get Away in Get Out

There is no way “out.” We can’t get away from ourselves.

NEWSFLASH: Advocates at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women Take Aim at Trump Policies

Some groups are boycotting this year’s CSW as an act of protest against Trump’s Muslim ban. Others are speaking out on-site about his anti-woman policies.

Did 14,000 Women Die from Domestic Violence in Russia Last Year?

We’ve read about Vladimir Putin’s rising authoritarianism. It’s time to read more about violence against women—and how that oppression correlates with national insecurity, terrorism and stunted economic growth.

Q&A: Lawyer Heather McCabe on Creating and Sustaining Progress for All Families Under Trump

McCabe turned her rage from election day into resistance—and the motivation to help impact positive change through political action.

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