Post Tagged with: "women’s rights"


LGBT Students to Remain Unprotected by Betsy DeVos

Trump Administration Drops Guidance on College Sex Crime Probes

Advocates for sexual assault victims feared the move would curb protections and could discourage victims from speaking out.

Women Worldwide Rally for Equality, and Against Trump in U.S.

Women Worldwide Rally for Equality, and Against Trump in U.S.

By having women flex their economic muscle, organizers hope to call attention to issues such as the gender pay gap and reproductive health services.

Women Denied Abortions Face Higher Risk for Mental Health Problems

Women Denied Abortions Face Higher Risk for Mental Health Problems

Women who were turned away were more likely to report anxiety symptoms, lower self-esteem and lower life satisfaction.

Massachusetts Takes Historic Step Toward Equal Pay

Massachusetts Takes Historic Step Toward Equal Pay

In a first-of-its-kind law, Massachusetts employers must pay men and women equally for “comparable work” and can no longer ask about salary history on job interviews.

Donald Trump

Trump: Hillary an ‘Enabler’ of Bill’s Infidelity

More misogyny amid climbing unfavorable poll numbers for women — despite his frequent claims of the opposite.

Harriet Tubman 20 dollar bill

Harriet Tubman To Be On The $20 Bill?

Women On 20s makes headlines as it petitions President Obama to put a woman’s face on the vastly popular $20 bill.

Scott Brown Women's Issues

U.S. Senate Candidate: No One Cares About Women’s Issues

Running against a female incumbent, Scott Brown—who has two daughters of his own—insists that voters care more about immigration, border security, veterans issues and Obamacare.

Is the Supreme Court Sexist?

One Supreme Court justice questions whether some of the court’s justices have a “blind spot” for women and women’s rights.

Breaking News: SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court declares that the Affordable Care Act can not force companies to provide contraceptive coverage to employees.

Obama Becomes First Sitting President to Address Planned Parenthood

Obama Becomes First Sitting President to Address Planned Parenthood

The president told Planned Parenthood that both he—and the Affordable Care Act—support women’s reproductive rights.

Malala Yousafzai

Taliban-Fighting Girl’s Life on the Line

Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for women’s-education rights activism.