This weekend marks 18 years of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan—one that has transformed the landscape of women’s lives in the region. Ms. has been consistently covering the fight for Afghan women’s rights, and amplifying the voices of women fighting for equality there on the frontlines. Here are some of the highlights.
As the 2020 candidates have begun to roll out criminal justice reform proposals, we cannot forget the 219,000 women currently incarcerated in the United States. Tragically, women are often overlooked in plans meant to reduce the number of Americans held in jail cells or sent to prison each year.
We at Ms. magazine want women in prison to know they are seen and valued. Because domestic violence shelters can be almost as isolating as prisons—and often lack libraries or any reading material, just as many prisons do—we decided to include women in those shelters, too. That’s why we started the Ms. Magazine Prison and Domestic Violence Shelter Program.
The fall issue of Ms. is a must-read. Here’s a glimpse inside.
This is not the time for feminists to sit on the sidelines. Our latest issue goes inside the fights for our fundamental reproductive rights being waged in the U.S. and around the world.
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We’re re-launching the legendary #WeHadAbortions campaign. Join us in demanding safe, legal abortion access—for everyone, in every state.
In a new episode of PBS NewsHour’s Facebook Watch show “That Moment When,” Ms. co-founder Gloria Steinem looks back on her activist career—and remembers the abortion that “catapulted” her into feminism.
Feminists from across the greater Los Angeles area gathered at Ms. HQ Wednesday for the inaugural meeting of the Ms. Book Club, joining author and activist Cherríe Moraga for a night of cocktails and conversation about her memoir “Native Country of the Heart.”
“Happy Birthday, Gloria, and may the torch you lit and continue to carry burn brightly forever!”