By all accounts, the women’s rights advocates who fought to reauthorize VAWA never made EC a priority.
One primary. Two Democrats. One pro-choice. One anti-choice. Here we go again.
On this 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we honor and celebrate US women’s legal right to abortion, and we reaffirm our commitment to ensuring that abortion is accessible to women everywhere, and that the promise of the decision is a reality for all of us.
The First Circuit Court of Appeals has made it clear that women and clinic workers have a right to safely access abortion clinics.
Feminists need to pay more attention to domestic workers’ rights, especially in light of how hard domestic workers toil not just in their jobs, but also to advocate for their own basic workplace protections.
The media has recently latched on to the idea of the “teen mom,” elevating her to star status—both in dramas and on reality TV. These shows feature teen pregnancy, but they do so in an unrealistic way that fetishizes and glamorizes it. The stories of the girls I spoke with at The Care Center are much different from the ones shown in half-hour snippets on TV and splashed across tabloid magazines.
While Elizabeth Warren is viewed as a threat to the banks, she is just one Senator. Congress is still rife with members, both Republican and Democrat, who rely heavily on the banks for their campaigns.
Next year will have an historic number of female senators, and that could be very good for women.
If we still need more evidence that reproductive freedom is an economic issue, the challenge of affording child care is ripe for discussion.
In a move that stunned activists, California’s domestic workers bill of rights was vetoed Sunday. But this will not deter the tenacious organizers at NDWA who are both motivated by love and armed with a multifaceted strategy.