The US Supreme Court granted a request Wednesday that delays a decision that would have allowed same-sex couples to start getting married this week in Virginia.
The Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area will lose one of its abortion providers today when the Lebanon Road Surgery Center closes its doors. The clinic closure is another loss for Ohio women whose access to comprehensive reproductive care has been limited by a 2013 TRAP law. The Lebanon Road Surgery Center in Sharonville, Ohio once provided 2,000 abortions a...
Whereas men are rewarded at work for trying to help out at home, women continue to be penalized. The reason? Entrenched gender stereotypes.
A joint study by three major women's health advocacy groups calls attention to the overwhelming disparity in health outcomes for women of color in the United States. The results of the study are now under the consideration of the United Nations.
Provisions of the law include possible imprisonment of HIV-positive individuals, a ten-year prison sentence and fine for the "intentional transmission of HIV," a five-year prison sentence for "attempted transmission of HIV," and compulsory testing in some situations.
As feminists, as advocates for racial justice and non-violence, we cannot rest until all people – no matter who they are – can enjoy the right to life, liberty, and justice.
Although the death toll from the virus itself is astounding, many people - including pregnant mothers - are also dying as hospitals and clinics shut their doors.
The excessive use of force by law enforcement officials during ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri caught the attention of the world this week.
"I wish I had a word of automatic comfort but I don't. I wish I could say that it will be alright on a certain or specific day, but I can't. I wish that all of the pain that I have endured could possibly ease some of yours but it won't."
President Hamid Karzai and candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai attended a special ceremony to commemorate the day. US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement in honor of the celebration.