Women’s rights were on the ballot across the nation Tuesday—and the results were a resounding endorsement of feminist policies and women’s political leadership.
With a population of 8.6 million, New York City has the chance to double the number of Americans who currently use ranked-choice voting today.
Switzerland’s 2019 elections culminated in many historic outcomes, including women seizing 20 more seats in the House of Representatives.
Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez both took advantage of New York state’s new early voting options this year, casting their ballots for this week’s elections over the weekend. But their civic engagement efforts didn’t stop at the polls.
Jane Fonda accepting a BAFTA award while she was being arrested at a climate protest, Rep. Katie Hill sounding off on double standards and revenge porn while stepping down, Spelman College breaking new ground in LGBTQ academia and more milestones and can’t-miss quotes from the week.
The fight for progress happens at every level of government. Investing in women candidates—from the ground up and down the ballot—is how we will win.
Jane Fonda rallied on, Nancy Pelosi sounded off—and women journalists, suffragists and astronauts made history.
Though many called 2018 the “Year of the Women,” the U.S. is far from reaching parity.
“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.
Pro-Turkey militants reportedly killed nine unarmed Kurdish civilians this weekend—including Hevrin Khalaf, the Future Syria Party’s secretary-general.