At some risk to herself and her family, Iranian human rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh has written a letter to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres sounding the alarm about rampant executions in Iran.
With the national conversation around police reform still resonating loudly around the country, documentary film “Women in Blue” shines a spotlight on the women within the Minneapolis Police Department working to reform it from the inside by fighting for gender equity.
Join Ms. for an exclusive screening of “Women in Blue” on Thursday, February 4 at 4:00 p.m PT / 7:00 p.m. ET. Then, stick around after the film for a live Q&A discussion.
Understanding that Tuesday is the last opportunity to impact the Senate runoff election, votercades and marches throughout the state of Georgia encourage Brown, Black and all Georgians of color to vote—especially for those killed wrongfully who, now, cannot vote themselves.
“Georgia, let’s do it one more time. Be part of the solution, exercise your right to vote.”
Join Ms. and PEN America for a special online conversation Monday, December 21 at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT. with Margaret Atwood; Nicholas Kristof; Nasrin’s husband, Reza Khandan; PEN America’s Karin Deutsch Karlekar; human rights advocate Kerry Kennedy; Iranian artist and activist Parastou Forouhar; and Nasrin filmmakers Jeff Kaufman and Marcia Ross.
Black and Brown voters in cities across Georgia are joining community organizers for John Lewis “Good Trouble” Marches and Votercades—festive celebrations of voting rights that will lead voters to the polls for early voting for the U.S. Senate runoffs and Public Service Commission race on Jan 5, 2021.
Madeleine Fugate, 13, strives to encourage healing through a national memorial project reminiscent of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Fugate’s COVID Memorial Quilt honors those who have died of COVID-19—one 8″ by 8″ piece of fabric at a time.
Meet the amazing writers behind the reporting, rebelling and truth-telling in the Ms. Fall issue.
On Thursday, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act passed in the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. The proposed legislation would prohibit the use of shackling during pregnancy and address the maternal care needs of imprisoned women during pregnancy, labor, delivery and post-partum periods.
Like you, late on Friday, we heard the terrible news that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a true champion for justice and equality—had died.
Let us let her words guide us as we head into this election season.
California endured a slew of fires caused by more than 12,000 dry-lightning strikes in August, and experts say such wildfires will become normal if major steps are not taken soon to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The United States’ “dynamic society,” rather than government policy, is driving more “climate action” measures, says the UN secretary-general.