“The Women of the 116th Congress: Portraits of Power” depicts women lawmakers photographed in the style of historical portrait paintings commonly seen in the halls of power to highlight the stark difference between how we’ve historically viewed governance and how it has evolved.
The announcement that the Supreme Court is taking up June Medical Services v. Gee proves two things about the new ultra-conservative Court bench: that it has an utter disregard for any sort of standing legal precedent, and that it clearly views itself as yet another partisan body rather than an independent branch of the government. Both spell disaster for the future right to bodily autonomy of those who are able to get pregnant in the South.
As we begin to navigate our escape as a country, it is helpful to understand Trump and his tactics for what they are: tactics of a perpetrator.
An 18-month investigation by Maren Machles, Carrie Cochran, Angela M. Hill and Suzette Brewer at Newsy revealed the tragic consequences of the cracks in the justice system facing Native women—uncovering the breakdowns between federal and tribal governance that leave survivors with little recourse after experiencing sexual violence.
Pro-Turkey militants reportedly killed nine unarmed Kurdish civilians this weekend—including Hevrin Khalaf, the Future Syria Party’s secretary-general.
There is a growing movement of indigenous leaders, led by Native women, building networks of solidarity across tribal communities and using our shared unified power to expand awareness and pass reforms related to the epidemic number of cases of murdered and missing indigenous women and girls.
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.
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 24, or The College Student Right to Access Act, into law today—mandating that public universities in California provide medication abortion at their student health centers.
As we reflect upon the two year anniversary of the #MeToo movement and the one year anniversary of the Kavanagh hearings, it is time for us to deepen our collective understanding of the wide-ranging economic and emotional consequences of sexual harassment—and recognize that when women are held back, we all suffer the consequences.
It’s International Day of the Girl. Members of Congress should celebrate by passing the Keeping Girls in School Act.