The Feminist Majority Foundation applauds U.S. District Court Judge Lynne Yeakel’s decision Friday striking down parts of a Texas anti-abortion law.
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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 we celebrate this ruling, we cannot rest until this law and all other TRAP laws are permanently struck down.”
Two members of Feminist Majority Foundation’s campus team were in Jackson, Mississippi this past week engaging with social justice groups on the subject of modern-day voter suppression.
In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court sided with Hobby Lobby, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. today in a major blow to reproductive rights for women across the nation.
Women’s Rights Groups Demand that US Stop Negotiating TPP with Brunei Until the Sultan Revokes New Taliban-Like Laws
“As a global leader, the United States should not negotiate a free trade agreement with a country that has enacted laws hostile to basic human rights and dignity.”
Celebrities Join Women’s, LGBT Rights Groups to Protest Brunei’s “Kill-A-Gay, Flog-A-Woman” Penal Code
Celebrities, including Jay Leno and Frances Fisher, joined Eleanor Smeal, president Feminist Majority, Mavis Leno, and a host of women’s rights and LGBT leaders in a rally today across from the Beverly Hills Hotel to demand the Sultan of Brunei rescind a Taliban-like Brunei penal code.
The Feminist Majority, which has pulled its annual event from the Beverly Hills Hotel -- owned by the Sultan of Brunei -- will hold a rally at noon on May 5 across from the hotel, to urge the Sultan to rescind a Taliban-like Brunei penal code.
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) announced it is pulling its annual Global Women’s Rights Awards, co-chaired by Jay and Mavis Leno, from the Beverly Hills Hotel because the hotel’s owner, the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, is imposing a Taliban-like Brunei penal code.
FMF Applauds Release of First Report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault
"We are thrilled that the White House is developing concrete actions and guidelines to support survivors and assist universities in preventing sexual assault. No student should have to face sexual violence while at school. Neither should they be abandoned by school officials they trust to protect them."
FMF Will Deliver Thousands of Petitions to the Supreme Court Tomorrow in Support of the ACA Birth Control Benefit!
Women, not bosses, should make personal decisions about women’s healthcare.
"This is a momentous day for the movement to end violence against women and, in particular, campus rape."
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2014 Contact: Megan Perry (703) 522-2214 email@example.com WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today on whether local governments can create safety buffer zones around reproductive health clinics to ensure that patients, doctors, and healthcare workers can enter these facilities without harassment, intimidation, or violence. The Feminist...
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On Human Rights Day, Feminist Majority Foundation Urges Leaders to Uphold Universal Access to Family Planning Services as a Human Right
Today, on Human Rights Day, Feminist Majority Foundation calls on global leaders to uphold universal access to family planning services as a fundamental human right.
"Mandela remains an inspiration for all those fighting for liberty, equality and freedom, including feminist activists. I will always be proud that, as the President of NOW, I was arrested with other civil rights leaders at the South African Embassy protesting apartheid. And I am proud of the role feminists played in eliminating the scourge...
Feminist Majority Foundation Urges US Supreme Court to Let Women, Not Bosses, Make Decisions About Birth Control
"Religion should not be used as a cover for profit-making businesses to discriminate against women - nor should women be held hostage to their boss' personal religious beliefs."
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Steinem was one of 16 honorees to receive the prestigious award from President Barack Obama today at The White House.