Latin America has some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the world, which further entrench abortion stigma and have a disproportionate impact on pregnant people from marginalized communities. Public prosecutors, the gatekeepers of the criminal legal system, can simply stop enforcing criminal abortion laws.
Monday, April 26, marks the beginning of a five-day virtual week of action to center and amplify the voices of Black survivors of sexual assault and harassment.
When describing the recent uptick in anti-Asian sentiment and hate crimes, we must remind ourselves of the broad and diverse group that encompasses Asian. We, South Asians, too, are Asian. The Sikh employees at FedEx who were the victims of a recent shooting, too, are Asian.
Independent abortion clinics perform close to 60% of abortion procedures across the United States. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ve been shutting down at alarming rates.
In response, WRAPP has launched a new initiative to support these clinics and their patients.
Almost 50 years after its founding, Ms. is continuing its commitment to inclusive feminism with a new series called Front and Center—featuring pieces written by the women of the Magnolia Mother’s Trust. The program provides more than 100 Black mothers living in extreme poverty in Jackson, Miss., a guaranteed income of $1,000 a month for a year.
Beginning Thursday, you’ll hear first-hand about their struggles, their children, their work, their relationships and their dreams for the future.
This list highlights just 25 of the young women and girls of color who are changing the cultural and political landscape.
With a diverse array of tactics like documentary filmmaking, community organizing, social media and photography, they are eschewing the old playbook and forging a new way forward. The next generation of leaders have arrived. Let’s meet them.
Meet photographer and educator Cheriss May, whose powerful work has appeared in major publications like The New York Times, People Magazine, NBC News, Reuters, BET, the Today Show, National Press Photographers Association and many others. Her subjects include notable feminists, including First Lady Dr. Jill Biden, Cicely Tyson, Maya Angelou and Gabby Giffords.
After the school board told teachers not to wear “Black Lives Matter” shirts, Lucy McGary took matters into her own hands, advocating for the teachers who advocate for her, day in and day out.
Meet S. Mitra Kalita—CEO and co-founder of URL Media, a network of Black and Brown media organizations; and publisher of Epicenter NYC, which Kalita describes as a weekly newsletter “created to get my beloved community through the pandemic.”
At the 2021 Grammys, women were center stage and celebrated by the Recording Academy for their contributions, grind and hustle in the male-dominated field of music.
Here are some of the best moments in which this year’s Grammy Awards became a celebration of strong, talented female artists.