On Monday, abortion justice nonprofit All* Above All launched a week-long campaign urging President Biden to submit his first budget without the Hyde Amendment and related abortion coverage bans. Within the U.S., the Hyde Amendment essentially bars federal abortion coverage through Medicaid. Proposed as a response to Roe v. Wade, Hyde is known for its devastating impact on millions of low-income women and families.
The #FREELOUJAIN and #FREENASRIN campaign is a global plea for the full freedom of Iranian attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh and Loujain al-Hathloul of Saudi Arabia, as well as a call for the release of all political prisoners.
Monday, April 26, marks the beginning of a five-day virtual week of action to center and amplify the voices of Black survivors of sexual assault and harassment.
Women have made up less than 25 percent of the hires in tech over the past 20 years. That needs to change, says Girls in Tech, a global nonprofit committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the tech sector.
For Women’s Day, the group is launching a campaign called “Half the Board: 50/50 by 2025″—and is kicking off with an open letter to the tech community from its board members demanding gender parity in tech boardrooms.
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.