I recently chatted with the Ms. Foundation’s Teresa Younger about its new “MyFeminismIs” campaign, the importance of lifting up all-inclusive feminism, and the role of foundations in bolstering movement building.
The world’s governments looking to build stronger ties with Iran must redouble their efforts to hold Iran’s leaders accountable for advancing women’s issues in the wake of the nuclear deal, not excuse them.
Our goal is to refocus the dialogue about Black women’s reproductive health decisions back to the real conditions of our lives. Conditions which, if unmet, leave us vulnerable in many instances, with abortion as a choice we have been forced into.
Shackling, which can include placing handcuffs, waist chains, and leg irons on a pregnant woman, has been widely denounced by the medical community.
It’s hard not to see this decision to eliminate 31 driver’s license satellite offices as intentionally burdening already-burdened people.
A new free, downloadable book explains the changes in Colorado law, and it emphasizes that certain practices, such as using a formula to set bail based on types of crimes, are flat-out unconstitutional.
In fall of 2013, the State of New York established the Human Trafficking Intervention Courts to change the way courts handled those arrested for prostitution. But I know firsthand that using this model can still cause violence to sex workers, because we don’t need treatment.
The Texas Latina’s arrest, which took place in the middle of a doctor’s visit, is about so much more than immigration policy.
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was interrogated and sent to a juvenile detention center for bringing a homemade clock to his high school on Monday. He was later released to his parents. In response, individuals on social media have shown support for Mohamed with the #IStandWithAhmed hashtag, which has continued a conversation about Islamophobia and racism.
In what paid leave advocates called an unprecedented move, more than 200 business school faculty members from 88 leading institutions signed a letter urging Congress to pass national paid family leave.