The Most Dangerous Time For Women’s Rights In Decades

By Martha Burk, Otherwords.org -

We’re living in the most perilous time for abortion rights and reproductive freedom since Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973. While some erosion of abortion rights has occurred over the decades — [...]

America’s Reproductive Slaves

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

On Wednesday, the day it was announced that the U.S. birthrate fell for the fourth straight year, signaling the lowest number of births in 32 years, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law the most [...]

‘For The Love Of Our Children’: Mothers Rise Up In Global March For Climate Action

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

Marking International Mother's Day, thousands of moms took to the streets in London and across the world Sunday to demand transformative action on behalf of Mother Earth and their children, whose [...]

US Military Sees Dramatic Rise in Sexual Assaults

By Ilana Novick, Truthout -

There were 20,500 reported sexual assaults in the military in 2018, according to a new Pentagon report, a 38% increase in the number of assaults since 2016. The results, as ABC News reports, [...]

Looking Back At 1919: Immigration, Race, And Women’s Rights, Then And Now

By Arnold R. Isaacs, Tomdispatch.com -

The blend isn’t exact. Bigotry was expressed much more explicitly a century ago, not in code as it usually is now. Jim Crow laws in the South and other forms of racial segregation in the rest of [...]

MA – Mothers Out Front Launches “Beyond Gas” Campaign Team And 2-Year Campaign

By Anne Wright, Mothersoutfront.org -

We started the Launch Meeting with a celebration of all that has been done in past years to limit the use of dangerous fracked gas, and to stop the build-out of gas infrastructure in [...]

No Right To Privacy If You’re Poor?

By Don Lash, Socialistworker.org -

Institutional racism places Black women with gross disproportionality in the position of being disenfranchised of privacy rights as poor women, and the moral construction of poverty gives the [...]

‘If We Stop, The World Stops!’: Hundreds Of Thousands Of Spanish Women Take To Streets For Feminist Strike

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

Hundreds of thousands of people across Spain marked International Women's Day on Friday with a "feminist strike." The strike, in its second consecutive year, demanded stronger efforts to [...]

Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended Or Imposed On Women

By Staff, Davidswanson.org -

A choice must now be made. It is officially unconstitutional to discriminate against 18-year-old women by not forcing them to sign up to be forced against their will to kill and die for [...]

Chile’s Feminists Inspire A New Era Of Social Struggle

By Bree Busk, Roarmag.org -

It is May 2018 and as winter descends on Santiago, Chile, a new wave of feminist activity is exploding into life. Anti-patriarchal graffiti covers the city walls and streets are littered with the [...]

Yellow Vest Women’s March Against Austerity Responds To Government Violence

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Over 50,000 yellow vest women protest in Paris and hundreds more protest across the country against gov't austerity, demanding peaceful ways to reforms.  Women "yellow jackets" all across France [...]

Strong, Defiant Women Changed Ireland Forever – But Our Fight’s Not Done

By Sarah Monaghan, Huffingtonpost.co.uk  -

As I wrote this we learned the President of Ireland has just signed the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 into law. We did it. We repealed the eighth amendment and [...]

Status Of Women In Cooperatives

By Nandani Azad, Indiancooperative.com -

Women and cooperation play a significant role in the Indian economy especially as no other country in the world has a co-operative movement as large and as diverse as India. Even prior to the [...]

“Women On Death Row: Invisible Subjects Of Gender Discrimination”

By Death Penalty Focus, Portside.org -

California has the largest female death row in the U.S., with 23 condemned women imprisoned at the Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla. Four women have been executed in the state [...]

How Capitalism Has Screwed Women Over

By Richard D. Wolff, Huffingtonpost.com -

It’s been one year since the explosion of the Me Too movement that followed allegations against Harvey Weinstein. Since then, the #metoo hashtag has been used around 19 million times to expose [...]