The following article appears in the Fall 2014 issue of Ms. Read more of our election coverage by getting a digital subscription to the magazine. Hardly a week goes by in Washington, D.C. that doesn’t […]
Author: Terry O'Neill
We Need a Woman To Guide U.S. Global AIDS Programs
A decision is imminent about who will be the next head of U.S.-funded AIDS programs around the world—known as PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. That person will […]
Women Need Economic Security
In time for Mothers Day, the 12th HERvotes blog carnival is dedicated to getting the word out about economic security for women, especially in their retirement years. Women need better […]
Where’s the Bipartisan Support for the Violence Against Women Act?
VAWA was originally passed in 1994 and currently has the bipartisan support of a third of the full Senate. In a nod to harsh economic times, the money authorized has been lowered to the 2000 level, programs have been consolidated, budgets tightened and accountability emphasized.
So why have two of VAWA’s former champions failed to sponsor this year’s bill?