The US Senate voted yesterday to advance "fast track" trade legislation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.
April 22, 1919: Pennsylvania suffragists have never lacked determination and today their persistence paid off, as the House passed a bill - by an almost two-to-one margin - to put a suffrage referendum on the State ballot in 1921.
As climate change becomes increasingly an important issue, it's also crucial to discuss how climate change disproportionately affects women.
April 21, 1913: This certainly has been a newsworthy day for woman suffrage!
"As a friend, Grace brought love and joy into every interaction and every person she came across.”
April 20, 1912: There is great excitement and activity today at two New York City suffrage offices, as the day of the big parade approaches.
President Ashraf Ghani and CEO Abdullah Abdullah of Afghanistan held their promise to appoint four women in the new cabinet, and the nation's lower house of Parliament approved them Saturday.
April 17, 1943: While asking for even greater involvement and sacrifice by women in our war effort, President Roosevelt noted today that women have more reason than most Americans to want to defeat the Axis powers.
The Senate overwhelmingly approved of HR 2 on Tuesday, a $200 billion package that included an enormous increase of federal funding for abstinence-only-until-marriage curricula.
In April of 2014, almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram. It's been one year, and 219 of them are still missing.
Marchers are ending an eight-day journey across 250 miles and five states to deliver anti-profiling and police-force-militarization legislation from New York City to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday.
April 15, 1929: The Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau's clinic was raided this morning by New York City police, who arrested two doctors and three nurses, then seized massive amounts of "evidence," including confidential patient records.
Niloofar Rahmani, the first woman to serve in the Afghan military since the fall of the Taliban, was honored by the US State Department with the International Women of Courage Award.
Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and five Democratic women of the Senate today to urge Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Hillary Clinton's unique social media entrance to the 2016 presidential race dominated news Sunday and was received well by many - especially feminists.
April 13, 1970: Grove Press became the third media target of feminists in the past month as activists led by Robin Morgan staged a sit-in today to protest Grove's sexual exploitation of women in its publications, as well as its union-busting policies.