In a win for low-income women in Alaska, a state court judge strikes down a law limiting Medicaid abortion coverage.
“Gender equity must permeate every level of City operations—as leaders, employers, and service providers,” the unparalleled directive reads.
Women in Saudi Arabia registered to vote over the weekend, preparing to participate for the first time in local elections this December.
In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome.
Home care workers have protections for minimum wage and overtime pay, a federal appeals court decided on Friday.
Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver have become the first women to ever graduate from the elite and grueling Army Ranger School.
Up to 7 million women per year require treatment for complications from unsafe abortions in developing countries, new research shows.
Security measures set in place to protect the South Wind Women's Clinic from threats succeeded in intercepting a possible bomb threat yesterday.
Civil rights iconic leader Julian Bond passed away this weekend, leaving behind a legacy of inclusion and activism.
As investigations in the Planned Parenthood fall flat, anti-choice Republican legislators are moving to pull funding at a state level.
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women sent an open letter signed by over 400 groups and individuals to Amnesty International asking it to reconsider a policy to decriminalize sex work.
"I feel like they sexually assaulted me! I really do," Charnesia Corley said about a forced body-cavity search following a traffic stop in which a Texas deputy claimed he smelled marijuana.
A US Federal agency warns Louisiana and Alabama of against defunding Planned Parenthood.
Workers, human rights advocates, environmental organizations, and consumer rights leaders rallied today to oppose the TPP free trade agreement, described as "a massive corporate power grab... with potentially dire consequences for the economy, environment and public health both at home and abroad."
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 United Parcel Service is changing its policy on light duty assignments for pregnant workers, even though the company will stand by its refusal to extend accommodations to a former employee in an upcoming Supreme Court case.
“No matter how much we contribute or how well we perform, we stand virtually no chance of advancing in our careers.”
This morning, Congresswomen Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) led a solid crowd of Equal Rights Amendment activists and supporters just beyond the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Imagining Equality promises both engaging and thought provoking artwork, as well as a chance to engage in a global discussion of women’s global equality.
Dozens of students, organizations, concerned citizens and U.S. Senators packed the small hearing room in Dirksen early this morning to show support for IVAWA and CEDAW--two critical tools the US hasn't taken action on in years.