“We see who’s on the Supreme Court. So for me it puts fear in my heart, and I know it puts fear into many others’ as well. That fear ends up turning into a passion and I’m hoping that people see our passion and our hard work, and know that we’re not going to stop.”
Chants of “Trump, Pence, out now!” were echoed by a cacophony of drums and horns on Capitol Hill. Speakers rose up to take to the stage, standing in front of a backdrop that screamed “REJECT THE COVERUP.”
In this tumultuous political era, the British-based Bambi is not sitting quiet.
Young feminists in southern California are working with women and girls in India to fight period stigma and help increase access to menstrual products. We talked to five of them about their activism and their motivation.
Last week, the House advanced HR 36—a bill that would criminalize abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy nationwide—to the Senate. President Trump has already stated that he would sign the bill into law, should it ultimately end up on his desk.
Ross talked to Ms. about the power of a reproductive justice framework, what she’s working toward and thinking bigger than resistance.
” I can build a bridge, but I can’t make anybody cross it. I’m more interested in constructing the bridge.”
Two researchers set out to explore what would happen if women were in an environment in which they felt safe disclosing their reproductive histories—and found that women had the capacity to change their friends’ perspectives with their own stories.
Women’s groups have come together to bring attention to the gendered nature of the hunger epidemic in the U.S. through the power of art and advocacy with a traveling conversation and immersive exhibit […]
In developing countries throughout the world—including Afghanistan, Uganda and India—between 25 and 57 percent of adolescent girls miss school or drop out all together because of their periods. Girl activists from LA and a filmmaker have joined forces to change that.