Let Girls Learn will build on investments the US already has made in global primary school education and expand them to help adolescent girls complete their education.
February 3, 1944: Women serving their country through military service got a well-deserved salute from the Women's Army Corps commander today upon her return from a 26-day inspection tour overseas.
Lawmakers in Michigan have introduced this month yet another reporting requirement for physicians performing an abortion, with the specific aim of increasing the number of reported complications from abortion.
Currently, abortion law in the area has abortion illegal in all cases except when a pregnant person's life is at risk or when there is the risk of permanent or serious damage to the pregnant person's mental or physical health.
The University of Virginia’s president, Teresa Sullivan, recently spoke to the campus community about what's next in their push to end sexual assault on campus and strengthen their policies for survivrs.
Today in Herstory: Fania Mindell and Margaret Sanger Found Guilty of Violating New York’s Birth Control Laws
February 2, 1917: The verdicts of the three-judge panel were read just hours after Ethel Byrne was freed from the Blackwell's Island Workhouse.
Loujain al-Hathloul, 25, and Maysa al-Alamoudi, 33, were arrested while they were crossing into Saudi Arabia on November 30.
Both women were arrested in October and served around 90 days in prison for non-violent crimes.
An Arizona appeals court Monday overruled an April verdict that highlighted police profiling of trans women of color.
January 30, 1917: Imprisoned birth control advocate Ethel Byrne's force-feedings continue, as do nationwide protests over her conviction and treatment.
If the new guidelines are utilized, rape suspects will be required to offer hard proof that consent was given "with full capacity and freedom to do so."
On Monday morning, a 16-year-old lesbian Latina named Jessie Hernandez was shot and killed by Denver police. Now, her friends and family are uniting with communities of color and LGBT activists to demand justice.
Today in Herstory: Margaret Sanger Calls for Repealing Laws Blocking Contraception Access and Information
January 29, 1917: Three thousand people cheered Margaret Sanger's speech earlier tonight at Carnegie Hall, as she called for the repeal or overturning of Section 1142 of the New York State Penal Code and all similar statutes.
Tim Ryan, Democratic U.S. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district, declared in an op-ed piece yesterday that he's changed his stance on abortion.
January 28, 1917: A regular schedule of force-feedings is being drawn up by Workhouse authorities for Ethel Byrne, now serving a 30-day sentence for giving out information on contraception last October at the nation's first birth control clinic.
The United States restored its funding for UNFPA under President Obama in 2009.