Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Women's Rights

Stay informed on Women’s Rights issues

“It’s time to listen to women, not punish us for trying to make critical decisions about our own families and our own lives.”

The IMF showed the world how not to celebrate International Women’s Day

The IMF’s appeals for women’s economic stability in the recipient countries of their loans are a slap in the face to the women who are living proof of the IMF’s indifference to the human suffering they cause.

From mowing the grass to cutting the flesh

How young women learn to hate their genitals.

Far-right media smear Democratic women wearing suffragette white at State of the Union by...

Some far-right media figures smeared them by comparing them to the Ku Klux Klan.

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality, gender sensitivity, and...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

#BlackFridays walkouts turn rage into action and community

This initiative, connected by the Twitter hashtag #BlackFridays, has resulted in a number of symbolic walkouts across the country led by a network of women of color.

The voices of Amazon women and a visionary declaration to protect indigenous lands

"The Amazon Rainforest ecosystems are vital lungs of the Earth. Thus, the justice and well-being for the people of Sarayaku is inseparably tied to the fate of all people worldwide."

New study reveals lack of media attention in missing and murdered indigenous women

“The report confirms that the United States faces a crisis when it comes to the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls, and the lack of accurate data and appropriate media coverage has played a crucial role in the epidemic.”

6 women of color who campaigned for Congress on inequality and won

These trailblazers often drew from their own personal stories to connect with and win over the hearts of voters. Each is heading to Washington to advance a bold social and economic justice agenda, with a strong focus on reversing inequality.

Record number of women win in the House

In total, 117 women were elected during the 2018 midterm elections – 96 elected to the House, 12 to the Senate and 9 as governor – shattering records and increasing the number of women in power.

Lady Parts Justice’s Lizz Winstead talks the Golden Probes

Lizz Winstead, Lady Parts Justice founder, talks about the Golden Probes,her group and the state of women's rights in this county.

#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.