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.
The U.S food and farm system is at serious risk unless Congress moves to provide targeted pandemic relief.
In a letter sent today to congressional leaders Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy, a broad coalition of organizations warned of dire consequences for the American food system and the historically underserved communities that make it work, unless Congress provides immediate relief.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted and delayed the counting of every person in the country for the 2020 census. Now, the Trump administration is forcing the U.S. Census Bureau to cut the census short by one month.
It’s time to make some noise and tell Congress to save the census and make sure millions of people in this country aren’t erased.
Last week, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released their draft of a new USAID Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Policy.
The current draft of the policy is out of touch with current global best practices, and contains inaccurate and problematic elements that may stall or even reverse progress towards gender equality globally.
TAKE ACTION: USAID has opened up an extremely brief comment period on the policy, requiring that all comments be submitted by Tuesday, August 25.