Abortion bans place pregnant people seeking abortion under state control and require them to perform involuntary labor. This is a violation of the Thirteenth Amendment.
The New York State Assembly passed the Child Victims Act, extending the time survivors have to file civil suits against perpetrators until they turn 55 years old. The law opens up a one-year “lookback window,” allowing survivors to file civil actions against perpetrators no matter how long ago the abuse occurred.
Years of hard work by feminist survivors and the #MeToo awakening have shifted public consciousness about who’s to blame for youth involvement in the sex trade and given survivors courage to speak out about sexual abuse and hold perpetrators accountable.
The U.S. Women’s National Team works significantly more than the men’s team and outperforms them—but they still earn significantly less.
The Ninth Circuit is allowing the Trump administration’s domestic gag rule to go into effect—putting women of color and low-income women at risk.
A new national survey reveals that the Kavanaugh hearings made half of voters think about the lack of female representation in politics and shifted their perceptions of women as political leaders.
In cities and towns across the country, grassroots activists are advocating for local governments to adopt resolutions supporting full access to reproductive health care and safe abortions.
Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in a case challenging the Trump administration’s broad exemption for employers from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage mandates. Trump’s rules allow any employer to gain an exemption to federally required coverage of birth control in employee health insurance plans by claiming that contraception violates their […]
Words of anger, resistance, inspiration and strength—written, painted and stitched onto red fabric—blanketed the National Mall this past weekend at the Monument Quilt’s Washington, D.C. display.
A new study provides a shocking picture of the extent and impact of sexual harassment and assault on women’s lives.