When poor women—legally innocent women—can’t pay their bail to get out of jail, whole communities suffer. Here’s what women activists are doing to fix this.
In Russia, 40 percent of all violent crimes are committed by the victims’ family members, according to government statistics, with about 14,000 women killed each year—a rate of one woman every 40 minutes.
Young women are taking the lead in a historic climate-justice lawsuit.
Crumbling classrooms, 25-year-old textbooks and insulting pay? Teachers are not going to take it anymore. With their #REDforED rallies and walkouts, our nation’s predominantly female educators are reminding us of the lesson we learned in kindergarten: Listen to the teachers.
Women workers, celebrities, feminist leaders and Congress members are demanding changes in laws to hold predators accountable for sexual harassment and assault. Here’s the plan.
With its work requirement guidelines, the Trump administration threatens to take away poor women’s access to food.
Women around the country and the world are seeing red and demanding justice—and their stories are at the center of the next issue of Ms.