Sunday, September 26, 2021

Stay informed on Women’s Rights issues

Texas' latest abortion ban deputizes ordinary citizens to hunt down and sue anyone who helps a woman get an abortion after 6 weeks (e.g. clinic staff, taxi drivers, someone who provided money for the procedure).

Trade policy won’t work for workers till it works for women

The Biden administration needs to adopt a gender and social inclusion framework for future trade negotiations and agreements.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”
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The shecession: Women face staggering job & income losses amid the pandemic’s economic crisis

“The reason for this is because women are over-represented in the hardest-hit sectors: service, leisure/hospitality, education and healthcare services.”

The banality of evocation

Perhaps in 2020, the best monuments to the fight for women’s rights — for all our rights — may look nothing like what most of us would imagine.

New Zealand Parliament votes to decriminalize abortion care

“From now abortions will be rightly treated as a health issue. The previous law required a woman seeking an abortion to go through many hoops.”

Millions of women in Mexico join ‘Day Without Us’ strike to protest gender-based violence

"The point is for there to really be a loss, that is, for this day to happen without us. ...It had to be something like this, radical and cutting, so that the loss for everyone would be seen, or rather the absence, the lack of our presence."

“We’ve been attacked!”

Women and trauma in the Trump-Putin era.

The Equal Rights Amendment just got the support of the needed 38th state!

The ongoing fight to finally make the ERA Article 28 of the Constitution will certainly provide us with many new ones.
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Dangerous women embracing risk to change the world: Ava DuVernay, Ai-jen Poo, Abigail Disney...

“I didn’t ask for forgiveness ever or permission ever. I just did what I thought was right.”

If current trends hold, women around the world will have to wait 257 more...

"To build fairer and more inclusive economies we must instill gender parity across education, health, politics, and economic participation."

Building power and raising voices of rural women

Rural women have served as the educators, healthcare givers, nurturers, and fighters for our community for generations.

Putting out a Garbage Fyre: How reproductive rights advocates countered a week long anti-choice...

“What it’s about is reproductive and pregnancy outcomes and valuing them all...We need to be a society that values that decision for you because we’re a society that values healthy outcomes."

#MeToo

Women power

NationofChange was founded by Board President, Donna Luca. We make women’s rights issues a priority, and we feature the voices of powerful women.

Alexandra Jacobo
Alexandra Jacobo is a progressive writer, activist, and mother who began her political involvement in earnest passing out blankets to occupiers in Zuccotti Park in 2011. She is concerned with educating the public and inspiring them to take action on progressive issues that promote positive change at home and abroad.
Emily Molli
Emily Molli is an internationally published photo and video journalist from Chicago where she wrote and produced videos as a regional correspondent for Xinhua News Agency. Her work has appeared in outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, the Guardian, and many more.
Amy Goodman
Amy Goodman is the host of "Democracy Now!," a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 900 stations in North America. She is the author of "Breaking the Sound Barrier," recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.
Medea Benjamin
Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of the peace group CODEPINK and the human rights organization Global Exchange. She is the author of eight books, including Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control.
Rebecca Theodore
Rebeca Theodore is a syndicated op-ed columnist based in Washington, D.C. She writes on the platform of national security, politics and human rights.
Jessica Corbett
Jessica’s writing has been published by The Nation, In These Times, The Ithaca Voice, London’s Peace News, and Common Dreams. Her work in journalism primarily explores the intersection of politics, public health, and environmental policy. She also writes about human and civil rights, gender, and labor issues.