“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.”
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.
“I hope that it is deep enough that it is forming a strong, cohesive movement among people that will resonate through this country and change the culture.”
“Republicans’ decision to include only a short-term VAWA re-authorization in the must-pass minibus spending bill is nothing short of an abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."
Three hundred similar gatherings took place across the country, according to the organizers, including a wide number of groups like the Women's March, ACLU and Planned Parenthood Action Fund.
HarvestHER seeks to recognize the important role that females have played in the male-dominated harvesting industry and establish a community for well-being.
Amazon adopts $15 minimum wage, California bans animal-tested cosmetics and becomes first state to require women on corporate boards, and more.
In recent years America has become a culture of bullying – the wealthier over the poorer, CEOs over workers, those with privilege and pedigree over those without, the whiter over the browner and blacker, men over women.
Kavanaugh exposes the true partisan nature of the highest court, which is not a neutral arbiter but another battleground for partisan politics.
The colonial legacy of patriarchy undergirds a long, entrenched history of abuse of Native women.
It comes against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement and 27 years after another dramatic showdown over sexual harassment allegations against another conservative Supreme Court nominee, Clarence Thomas.
"Millions of us have your back. We call on Senators to demand a full, fair and trauma-informed investigation."