“Nobody is ever just a refugee,” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told the crowd Friday at the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Symposium and Prize Ceremony. “Nobody is ever just anything. Nobody has a single story.” No movement does, either, which Adichie opened up to Ms. about backstage after her address.
“We’re not interested in giving more money to law enforcement to do a job that is about harming and violated communities. We’re interested in taking away that power so that we can put power into places that will empower our communities.”
Simone Biles just took home her 25th medal, the Monument Quilt just released their first report and the #MeToo movement is marching to the polls.
Today marks the second anniversary of the viral explosion of Tarana Burke’s #MeToo movement—and she marked the occasion by launching the #MeTooVoter online campaign calling on political leaders to address sexual harassment and design solutions for safer workplaces.
An 18-month investigation by Maren Machles, Carrie Cochran, Angela M. Hill and Suzette Brewer at Newsy revealed the tragic consequences of the cracks in the justice system facing Native women—uncovering the breakdowns between federal and tribal governance that leave survivors with little recourse after experiencing sexual violence.
This weekend marks 18 years of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan—one that has transformed the landscape of women’s lives in the region. Ms. has been consistently covering the fight for Afghan women’s rights, and amplifying the voices of women fighting for equality there on the frontlines. Here are some of the highlights.
New polling data found the highest recorded levels of support for impeachment yet—and large gender gaps throughout the responses shaped the results.
In a new letter from the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence, the coalition of national, tribal, state, territorial and local organizations and individuals calls on Senators to re-authorize the Violence Against Women Act.
Women on Capitol Hill have a lot to say about the impeachment inquiry; women at the Emmy awards had a lot to say about feminism; and new polling data gave women voters a chance to sound off on the economy.
An impeachment inquiry didn’t slow Donald Trump this week from mocking Greta Thunberg, attempting to erase abortion on the global stage and spewing hate at the United Nations.