Feminists Urge Pompeo to Withdraw U.S. from G20 Summit Hosted by Saudi Arabia

Lawmakers and advocates are calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Trump administration to withdraw from the Saudi-hosted “W20” women’s summit.

Led by Rep. Schakowsky, the co-signers of a Congressional letter join a growing global campaign to stand up for women who are facing torture, forced separation from their children, arbitrary detention and more in Saudi Arabia.

A Time for Alarm about the World’s Girls

Every year on October 11 we celebrate girls for being their wonderful selves, with the right to thrive and to realize their utmost potential. Girls are our future.

Yet this year, from war zones to refugee settings to the countryside to poor urban neighborhoods, girls all over the globe are at risk.

Less Talk, More Action, Please—Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Beijing

On the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action—which identified twelve critical areas in the advancement of women’s rights—it’s a good time to reflect on our progress, but also identify the goals that have yet to be realized.

Standing up to discrimination against women and girls means standing up for all women and girls in all their diversity and their representative organizations fighting for racial justice, LGBTIQ inclusion, indigenous rights, disability rights, and climate justice.