How Women and Girls are Ending the Fossil Fuel Era

We face a global climate crisis; its cause is as well-known as its cure. We are destroying our home by the way that we produce and use fossil fuels. In her reporting, Antonia Juhasz explores the many ways that women and girls from Afghanistan to Alabama are leading the way to the end of the fossil fuel era.

“Will the rest of us be brave enough to follow their leadership?”

Revisiting Bella Abzug’s Vision Post-Beijing, 25 Years Later

On September 12, 1995, Bella Abzug took to the podium at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China to ask: “What will we accomplish at the week’s end when the [Beijing] Platform for Action is adopted by the world’s women and its 189 governments?”

Since then, feminists have not stopped advocating for gender justice, and in facing current realities, have turned toward each other to build power, speak truth, and renew commitments to the promise of Beijing—to the promise of a just and healthy world.