I remember the morning I woke up to the sounds of gunfire and bombs. I remember the morning when I was trying to get ready for school and my father said I couldn’t go any more.
"My family decided to move back to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban. After we returned, I remained committed to working to improve Afghan women’s lives."
One hundred years ago, in the dead of a New England winter, the great Bread and Roses Strike of textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts began.
"Healthcare coverage is not a luxury for me; it is a necessity."
I was raised a Protestant fundamentalist during the 1960’s and the evils of abortion were never mentioned.
“I have nothing to give the child. How can I return to school? I am a woman with a bad reputation. I have no future. I cannot go to study anymore. I am a woman without a future.”
This piece is my story about my journey to choice.
by Martha Burk, Money Editor, Ms. magazine; director, Corporate Accountability Project, National Council of Women’s Organizations This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post. The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right of the people to petition the government for a redress of grievances. If you think fact that after 225 years the...
In the weeks leading up to Election Day, we will be outlining state ballot initiatives and referenda of major significance to women. Since the spring of 2010, when Arizona enacted S.B. 1070 (the harshest immigration law in the country), lawmakers and immigrant rights advocates have worked both to weaken the controversial law and to ensure...
Much of the buzz around today’s presidential debate does not concern economic policy, foreign affairs or the War on Women. No, much of the hoopla centers on a third party: the debate moderator, CNN’s Candy Crowley. Debate moderators have been given particular attention this election season, and their performances have been rated as intently as...