" I owe my achievements both to Jaghori resistance to the Taliban and to the U.S. and NATO presence in Afghanistan, which protected my right to an education, and continues to help secure this right for all Afghan women and girls."
April 18, 1910: NAWSA Finalizes Re-Election of Reverend Anna Howard Shaw, Stages a Procession to Capitol Hill
Today was a busy one for the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon gave a powerful speech Wednesday night calling for significant changes on campus in light of its high rates of sexual assault, high-risk drinking, and discriminatory social scene.
Three abortion providers this week had their hospital admitting privileges revoked at nearby hospitals after anti-choice mobilization put pressure on the state's hospitals to deny them such privileges, which are required under HB 2 to keep their clinics open.
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.
Victory for the woman suffrage movement - and equal pay for equal work - must rapidly be approaching if today is any example of the momentum that's now being generated in their favor.
A federal district court permanently blocked one of the most restrictive abortion bans in the nation yesterday, calling it "invalid and unconstitutional."
India's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that official documents must allow transgender people to identify as a third gender and directed the federal and state governments to include transgender people, known as hijras, in welfare programs such as education, health care, and job programs.
In the women’s right’s movement, ‘solidarity’ is a word we value, and it’s a word that’s been proven true in my time here.
Marx's project will be extremely valuable to the new graduates, who won't have to repeat her experience. When she canvassed 175 law firms while looking for a job after graduation, all but 25 said they didn't want a woman lawyer in the office, and though the rest held out some hope, they had no vacancies....
Last week, the New Mexico Select Youth Sport Club told Coach Frey that Jaelyn could not play with her team in the upcoming Southwest Salsa Slam basketball tournament - because she's a girl.