As we observe Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, which commemorates the day on which the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, was certified in 1920, it’s important to take the opportunity to take stock. How far has the United States come in terms of women’s rights — and how is it stalling, or going backwards? The news in many quarters seems positive. More Democrat women are running for office in the 2018 midterm elections than ever before, and the #MeToo movement continues to drive public conversation. But there are some fundamental rights for American women remain at risk.
Trump Administration wants abstinence only education on family planning and it gets the go ahead to shift money for birth control away from organizations like Planned Parenthood.
What the “gag rule” on abortion means for human rights organizations and the world.
Opinion Contributor on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the powers of the President to nominate justices.
President Donald Trump said he understands why women are concerned that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh may lead to a reversal of existing abortion law in the U.S., but says it could be a “long time” before the high court hears a case on the topic. Asked in an interview with the Daily Mail’s Piers
Commentary: Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says the Trump Administration continues to seek out ways to control women’s bodies and deny them rights over their healthcare.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Step by methodical step, the Trump administration is remaking government policy on reproductive health — moving to limit access to birth control and abortion and bolstering abstinence-only sex education.
New Zealand has added ‘sex work’ to its list of skills for migrants, adding to the normalisation of the use of vulnerable women’s bodies.
Two years ago, an 18-year-old was allegedly gang-raped at the Running of the Bulls festival in Spain.