RH Reality Check recently spoke with sex workers Minnie Scarlet, Darby Hickey, and Violet Rose about what role they think feminism can play in sex workers’ rights, among other issues.
In a special report for We Act Radio, attorneys Karen Evans and David Haynes of the Cochran firm discuss seeking justice for patients filmed by OB-GYNs and what we can do to prevent similar incidents in the future.
The New York fashion industry, which employs 165,000 people, was until now the only industry in the state excluded from child labor protections under the Department of Labor.
In this exclusive, unedited interview, I Am Malala author Malala Yousafzai remembers the Taliban’s rise to power in her Pakistani hometown and discusses her efforts to campaign for equal access to education for girls. Malala Yousafzai also offers suggestions for people looking to help out overseas and stresses the importance of education.
Last week, California passed a bill requiring overtime pay for domestic workers. Some are concerned about the cost people with disabilities—many of whom are low-income—may incur to pay for such care.
People discovering they are HIV-positive may find themselves facing prison time. And that has got to stop.
Why is the right rejecting a treaty that has the potential to improve the lives of millions of people with disabilities around the world? Because of women’s reproductive health and the perceived weakening of parental rights and U.S. primacy.
On Tuesday, the White House approved regulations extending basic labor protections for domestic workers. A confluence of events enabled these regulations to come about—some political, but more movement-driven.
A fiercely committed activist for Sri Lankan human rights and women’s human rights globally, Abeysekera is one of the most important feminist activists whose name you might not know.
This is a special edition of the Boston Lanka created to honor Sunila Abeysekera, who died on September 9 after a long battle with cancer. Abeysekera was an extraordinary human rights (and specifically women’s rights) activist, and a fearless voice for marginalized populations around the world.