Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: women’s rights

10 Black Women Innovators and the Awesome Things They Brought Us

From a better hairbrush to modern 3D technology, ten things that might never have existed without the invention or innovation of black women.

‘Hands Off My Birth Control’: Activists Demand US Supreme Court Protect...

'Denying any woman the healthcare she needs and is guaranteed by law is discrimination, plain and simple'

What the GOP’s Supreme Obstruction Means for Women

Senate Republicans are leaving women in limbo on several crucial issues.

The Empowerment of Women Will Be Central to Realising Sustainable Global...

Listening to, and valuing, grassroots women's knowledge and experience will help to shape progress towards 2030 that is good for people, the planet and gender equality.

Here’s How Cuts to Planned Parenthood are Impacting Poor Women

A new study shows that Medicaid-covered births are up and contraceptive claims are down.

The Supreme Court Just Blocked The Harshest Abortion Ban In The...

But that doesn't mean reproductive rights are safe from the justices.

Women in Baltimore Public Housing Were Forced to Trade Sex for...

Unfortunately, there is a lot of corruption in Baltimore’s public housing industry recently.

“Say Their Names”–Abused Women of Color Seek Justice Across North America

More than 1,200 indigenous women were either murdered or went missing in Canada from 1980 to 2012.

Two Muslim Women Attacked after Leaving a Mosque in Tampa

Muslims have faced an enormous increase in attacks since the San Bernardino terrorist shootings.

Prostitution: Being Raped for a Living

Rachel Moran, like many other girls and women, was forced into prostitution—desperate and homeless. Now a prostitution abolition activist, writer and blogger, Moran has created an organization for survivors of prostitution and is striving for its outlaw.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Inside China-focused Congressional hearings, panic, paranoia, and hypocrisy reign

China is not a threat because it’s threatening our security—China is a threat because it’s successful.