If there hadn’t been three female presidential candidates on stage, women in America would have been invisible last night—but instead, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Amy Klobuchar elegantly demonstrated how to talk about feminism when no one’s asking.
Denying anyone their voting rights or abortion rights is a degradation to democracy. Every person should have control over their own destiny, whether that’s a matter of ballots or bodies.
The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made. We are watching. This is the War on Women Report. Since Our Last Report… + In an Associated Press article, reporter Lisa Mascaro observes that […]
The recent fight by U.S. officials to water down a UN resolution on conflict-related sexual violence was both an insult and an injury to survivors of rape in war.
Census data released this week shows that President Trump’s agenda is taking a terrible toll on women and families.
Forced marriage is a serious but neglected form of gender-based violence in the United States. And more often than not, it is just one part of a spectrum of other harms that a woman who is forced to marry may face in her lifetime.
Afghan women have been demanding to be included in peace negotiations with the U.S. since they began. We should have listened to them.
At the border right now, there’s no solace for young teens who might know little about what’s happening to their bodies—yet have to summon the courage to tell a male guard and ask for pads, only to be denied or given too few to matter. Or have to manage their periods in over-crowded rooms where privacy is scant. And aren’t even able to shower or wash hands or scrub clean stained underwear.
In 2010, Rosana Schaack met Aisha Cooper Bruce through Rise Up’s program in Liberia. In the years since, they’ve successfully passed a groundbreaking Children’s Law and led implementation of a nationwide Girls’ Manifesto.
Not a month out from running my first ultra-marathon, I find myself wondering at the equity emanating from the sport.