I'm really glad the NFL screwed this up, because the impact of this moment really could change that intangible, unwieldy beast called "culture" for the better.
"You represent a dream which I conceived during the First World War," Representative Edith Nourse Rogers, Republican of Massachusetts, said, "when, working in England and on the battlefields of France, I saw work performed by members of the women's army."
The Justice Department's Board of Immigration Appeals ruled for the first time on Tuesday that a victim of domestic violence fit a specific criterion for asylum: persecution for membership in a particular social group.
O'Neill was arrested during El Dia Decisivo, a civil disobedience action led by Casa de Maryland and the newly formed Casa de Virginia. She spoke to the Feminist Newswire just hours after being released from custody.
Today, people all around the country got a chance to celebrate day before yesterday's final victory for nationwide woman suffrage, while Alice Paul took some time out to speculate about what the National Woman's Party will do now that its original goal has been achieved.
The law also now requires the California Military Department to report annually to the state government on sexual assault incidences and prevention plans.
The Illinois Family Planning Action Plan would increase the amount of money set aside for health care organizations providing reproductive health care.
A recent report has concluded that the US military has the resources it needs to allow transgender personnel to serve openly. Unfortunately, military policies don't allow them to do so.
Senator Barbara Boxer urged California universities to create independent sexual assault victim's advocates on their campuses in a letter sent out on Tuesday.
"This is a glorious and wonderful day. I have lived to realize the big, beautiful dream of my life - the enfranchisement of women."
The bill now awaits Governor Jerry Brown's signature. If he does not sign it within 12 days, it will go into effect by default.
A recent report by the Girl Scouts Research Institute shows that the Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic are the best regions of the United States to raise girls, while the South - specifically Mississippi, Arkansas, and Georgia - is the worst.
Tthe White House released new health insurance rules Friday for nonprofit organizations and for-profit businesses to comply with the Supreme Court's ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby earlier this summer.
Twenty-six thousand, three hundred and thirty-four very long and difficult days ago, a small but brave group of suffrage pioneers declared "… that it is the duty of the women of this country to secure to themselves their sacred right to the elective franchise." Today, they are victorious.
Africa's population could reach four billion by 2100. As the population grows, more investment in maternal health and family planning resources will be needed to ensure women's health.
The US Agency for International Development announced a $92 million project to improve the higher education system in Afghanistan last week.