A radical women’s health campaign ensures leaders worldwide will listen to the answer.
“I grew up at a time when we actually believed we may make a revolution in this country: when women would be equal to men; when workers were paid a living wage; where health care would be universal. My friends were gay, straight, black and white, and I believe this is what gave me that zeal.”
Feminists in Los Angeles Monday celebrated the growing momentum for women’s equality worldwide, from the menstrual equity movement taking shape across the globe to the re-invigorated push for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment sweeping the U.S., at the Feminist Majority Foundation’s 14th annual Global Women’s Rights Awards.
In a scathing statement released today, 373 state legislators from 46 states denounced the extreme abortion bans being passed by state lawmakers across the country.
“I feel I’ve earned my right to choose. You don’t get to play God, man. I do.”
We’re re-launching the legendary #WeHadAbortions campaign. Join us in demanding safe, legal abortion access—for everyone, in every state.
The four women in Knock Down the House are not running because they have been told they deserve to run, and they aren’t competing because they were bred to pursue higher office. They ran because their communities were invisible, because their families were suffering—and because nobody else was standing up for them.
Feminists from across the greater Los Angeles area gathered at Ms. HQ Wednesday for the inaugural meeting of the Ms. Book Club, joining author and activist Cherríe Moraga for a night of cocktails and conversation about her memoir “Native Country of the Heart.”
Notably absent from recent headlines about the potential withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan is talk of the dangerous consequences such a decision could have for women and girls in the region—and the lack of women’s representation in the ongoing “peace talks” between the Trump administration and leaders of the Taliban.
In an exclusive clip from the audiobook for her new memoir, “Finding My Voice,” the longest-serving senior advisor in the Obama administration opens up about the moment she faced the press to announce the historic creation of the White House Council on Women and Girls.