Global health did not come up explicitly in the final presidential debate, which focused on U.S. foreign policy. Both candidates, however, made reference to women’s issues, primarily voicing support for women’s empowerment in the Middle East.
We continue to push President Barack Obama to recognize trafficking for what it is and not get mixed up in the politics of advocates who are not as focused on addressing the climate of fear and coercion endured by so many workers around the world.
Yesterday in a packed auditorium at the Texas Department of State Health Services, legislators, doctors and other supporters of Planned Parenthood gathered to speak out–sometimes through tears–against proposed rules that would bar Planned Parenthood from participating in the state’s Women’s Health Program.
Advocates had no qualms about explaining how serious this election could be for women.
Year of the woman? It’s on!
A surprisingly brutal Democratic primary is finished in the Minnesota 8th. Were allegations on abortion a turning point?
We’re taking up a collection at my office, here at the Media Mobilizing Project in Philadelphia, PA, for some of our radio producers and campaigners.
Kansas Democrat Jan Pauls and her “religious freedom” campaign have earned her a Democratic primary opponent in the 2012 election cycle and that primary opponent is gay.
Overall, California Latinas/os stand to gain the most with the ACA, whether currently insured or uninsured.
Originally passed in 1994, VAWA has been consistently reauthorized and improved with broad bipartisan support. This year, however, the far right wing in the House is insisting on leaving specific groups of women unprotected. Why?