Statement Of Vancouver Women’s Forum On Peace And Security On Korean Peninsula

By Staff, Nobelwomensinitiative.org -

VANCOUVER — As sixteen delegates representing peace movements from all over the world, we have traveled from Asia, Pacific, Europe, and North America to convene the Vancouver Women’s Forum on [...]

Iceland Makes It Illegal To Pay Men More Than Women

By Staff, aljazeera.com -

A new law making it illegal to pay men more than women has taken effect in Iceland. The legislation, which came into force on Monday, the first day of 2018, makes Iceland the first country in the [...]

A Women’s Revolt That Targets Far More Than Sexual Abuse

By Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth Dig - The press, trumpeting the lurid and salacious details of the sexual assault charges brought against powerful men, has missed the real story—the widespread popular [...]

Women Worldwide Take To The Streets Against Violence

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Telesur. Women, as well as allies, gathered worldwide to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women by holding demonstrations, rallies and protests. The [...]

Of Sex Abusers and Sex Offenders

By David Rosen, www.counterpunch.org -

By David Rosen for Counterpunch. Within the limits of a highly-structure class system, gender relations are fundamentally changing. Most attention is focused on female actors and political [...]

On Good Guys And Bad Guys

By Robert Jensen, commondreams.org -

By Robert Jensen for Common Dreams - I am not as abusive as Harvey Weinstein, nor as narcissistic as Bill O’Reilly. I’m more respectful to women than Donald Trump, and not as sleazy as Anthony [...]

Women Still Need More Seats At The Peace-Making Table

By Shaheen Chugtai, towardfreedom.com -

By Shaheen Chugtai fo Toward Freedom - (IPS) – Whether targeted by perpetrators of sexual violence, oppressed by ideological extremists, or uniquely threatened by the bombing of hospital [...]

3 Historical Native American Women You Might Not Know

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker, www.indiancountrymedianetwork.com -

By Dina Gilio-Whitaker for Indian Country Today - In the category of “famous Native American women,” everyone has heard of Pocahontas and Sacajawea. Both—but especially Pocahontas—have been [...]

Female Equality Is Key To A Sustainable Future

By H. Patricia Hynes, www.truthdig.com -

By H. Patricia Hynes for Truth Dig - What the world will look like in 15 years depends also on our commitment to reduce substantially greenhouse gas emissions and achieve 50 percent of energy [...]

Study: State That Restrict Abortion Have Laws That Hurt Women And Children

By Staff, www.reproductiverights.org -

By Staff of Center for Reproductive RIghts - The report—titled Evaluating Priorities: Measuring Women and Children’s Health and Well-being against Abortion Restrictions in the States, Volume [...]

‘Ain’t I A Woman’ March Highlights The Need For Black Women’s Voices Now

By Taryn Finley, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Taryn Finley for The Huffington Post - Organizers created the event to fill a void they felt was left by January’s Women’s March. More than 1,500 people gathered on Saturday to participate in [...]

Women In California’s Largest Immigrant Prison Hold Hunger Strike

By Victoria Law, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Victoria Law for Waging Nonviolence - On June 14, 33 women who have been detained and incarcerated by ICE in California’s Adelanto Detention Facility launched a hunger strike. They were [...]

In Red Pairs: Handmaids Are Resisting

By Abby Zimet, www.commondreams.org -

By Abby Zimet for Common Dreams - Women occupying senators' offices Friday aren't alone in resisting the all-male "declaration of war on women" that would be repeal of Obamacare and enactment of [...]

Women Imprisoned Under Drug War Speak Out Against Sessions’ Policy

By Victoria Law, www.truth-out.org -

By Victoria Law for Truthout - In the federal prison in California, Michelle West described people standing in front of the television in shock this past Friday as they learned about Attorney [...]

Women Hold Nearly Two-Thirds Of America’s Student Loan Debt

By Catherine Pearson, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Catherine Pearson for The Huffington Post - Are you a college-educated woman who is being buried under a pile of student loan debt that devours your paychecks and gives you heart palpitations [...]