Fighting for Their Lives

In their first U.S. interview, Spain’s hunger strikers against gender violence tell Ms. what motivates them.

118-Mile March to Confront White Supremacy Reclaims Farragut Square in D.C.

Roughly 1,000 people arrived in D.C. Wednesday evening and reclaimed Farragut Square to launch “wave after wave of nonviolent civil disobedience demanding Trump be removed from office and that an agenda be advanced that heals the wounds of white supremacy.”

Peace Heroes: Sureya Roble is Bringing Women to the Table to Fight Extremism in Kenya

“Whatever decisions and policies are being put forth, women must be at the forefront.”

Globe-Trotting Feminism

Gloria Steinem’s life as an activist is a case study in how the fight for women’s rights is and has always been transnational.

#HereToStay: The Fight to Defend DACA Isn’t Over

While the threat to end DACA has been looming for weeks, the program is still in place today. The resistance, once again, is working, but we must keep fighting.

Confederate Statues Across the Country are Coming Down in the Wake of Charlottesville

The push to preserve Confederate monuments that has become a rallying cry for white supremacists and white nationalists is facing more resistance from activists and lawmakers than ever after a deadly riot unfolded at a protest defending a statue of Robert E. Lee.

Magnifying Heather Heyer

Shortly after her murder, Heyer was heinously criticized on a neo-Nazi site as a childless waste of life. Here, fellow childless and childfree women mourn Heather’s loss with the hope of magnifying her message against injustice and celebrating her heroism.

A Five-Step Toolkit for Dealing with White Supremacists in the Era of Trump

It takes no courage to be a brown-shirt. The heroes are the folks who step up to protect their neighbors. Here are some successful intervention options for the next time a bigot with an attitude starts to go off.

Peace Heroes: How Visaka Dharmadasa’s Tragedy Led to a Rise in Sri Lankan Peace Activism

Visaka Dharmadasa’s two elder sons were drafted into the army. When one went missing, she led a delegation of other mothers of missing servicemen into the jungles to meet with the guerillas who were responsible for their fates.

Q&A: Laura Bates on Writing Girl Up and Building a Feminist Future

“I wanted to throw young women a lifeline… I needed more time to say ‘no, it isn’t normal, it really is bullshit and you shouldn’t have to put up with it and you’re not alone.'”

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