“As one of his very first acts in office, President Trump, with a stroke of his pen, issued a presidential memorandum that will cost tens of thousands of women their lives around the world,” said Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation.
Over One-Third of U.S. Abortion Clinics Experience Severe Violence and Harassment According to New Feminist Majority Foundation Survey
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) today released the results from the 2016 National Clinic Violence Survey, finding that severe anti-abortion violence and threats of violence against women’s health clinics have skyrocketed since 2014.
“The elevation of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court would be every woman’s and every feminist’s worst nightmare,” said Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation.
Feminist Majority Foundation Releases New Report Describing Ways to Reinvigorate Title IX Coordinators to Eliminate Sex Discrimination in Education
Arlington, VA – The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) released its multi-year report which discusses the importance of Title IX Coordinators in implementing Title IX to end sex discrimination in federally funded education programs from pre-school through graduate school. The report, Reinvigorating the Role of the Title IX Coordinator: A Requirement and Resource (Executive Summary PDF)...
On the first day of indicted Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear’s mental competency hearing, the Feminist Majority Foundation calls on the House Select Investigative Panel to fully investigate anti-abortion violence.
FMF Condemns Politically-Motivated House Select Investigative Panel; Urges New Focus on Anti-Abortion Violence, Harassment & Intimidation
It is striking that the House Panel is holding its first hearing on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Texas TRAP law designed to close off access to abortion. The time is now to reject politically-motivated attacks against abortion providers and to redirect the focus.
PRESS RELEASE: Abortion Providers and Escorts Join with Rep. Donna F. Edwards and Reproductive Rights Leaders to Urge House Select Investigative Panel to Focus on Anti-Abortion Violence, or to Disband
On the eve of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Feminist Majority Foundation joins Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-04), abortion providers, clinic escorts, patients, and a coalition of women’s groups to call on the House Select Investigative Panel to redirect its focus to anti-abortion clinic violence, harassment, and intimidation, or to disband.
FMF Calls on House Select Investigative Panel to Re-Direct Its Focus to Anti-Abortion Violence or Disband
Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) President, Eleanor Smeal, today called on the House Select Investigative Panel of the Energy and Commerce Committee to either redirect its focus to violence against abortion providers, or to disband.
The Supreme Court announced today that it will review an anti-abortion Texas law that threatens to close more than 75 percent of abortion clinics in the state and deny millions of women access to safe, legal abortion.
72 Women’s and Civil Rights Groups Urge Education Department to Issue New Federal Guidelines to Protect Students from Harassment and Cyber-threats Via Anonymous Social Media
The Feminist Majority Foundation supports President Obama’s decision to delay the drawdown of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
The Feminist Majority Foundation stands with Planned Parenthood in its new policy to provide patients with the opportunity to donate fetal tissue for medical research, without accepting reimbursements for their health centers’ reasonable expenses.
Yesterday's Global Women’s Rights awards recognized Rhimes and Kohan as two of the most influential showrunners in television today.
Feminist Groups File Title IX Complaint Against University of Mary Washington For Failure to Take Action Against A Sexually Hostile Climate FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A Virginia campus group, Feminists United, a UMW student club and an affiliate of the Feminist Majority Foundation and individual students are filing a Title IX Complaint with the U.S. Department...
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s address yesterday to a Joint Session of the United States Congress, commended the decision by President Barack Obama to delay the withdrawal of U.S. support troops in Afghanistan and to allow the current level of troops to remain through the end of 2015.
President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address placed an unprecedented emphasis on the central role women play in the economy, with more focus on social policy for women than in any State of the Union address in history.
The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) just completed its second national study “Identifying US K-12 Public Schools with Deliberate Sex Segregation."
If Brown, who was an unarmed Black teenager, can’t get justice when the entire world is watching, how can any other Black person expect to receive justice if shot by a white police officer?
TIME Magazine has apologized for putting the word “feminist” on its list of words to ban in 2015. “At last, TIME comes to its senses. Obviously ‘feminist’ is a worldwide movement for equality of women that cannot and must not be trivialized. Too many women’s lives depend on it. It’s very important that...
The Feminist Majority Foundation applauds U.S. District Court Judge Lynne Yeakel’s decision Friday striking down parts of a Texas anti-abortion law.