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Barbara Lee Wants to Protect a Woman’s Right to Choose

The Trump administration is waging a war on women. For too long, women’s voices have been dismissed when it comes to our reproductive freedom and we must fight back. Reproductive justice has been one of my top priorities for decades, from when I first began my journey on the Hill as a staffer to...

Afghanistan Peace Talks: Angelina Jolie Calls for Support of Women – Variety

As peace talks between the U.S. and Taliban attempt to end the Afghanistan War, Angelina Jolie has called for support of Afghan women’s rights and more female representation in Afghan government delegations. The Academy Award-winning actress penned an op-ed for Time on Wednesday addressing her concerns for Afghan women. Since 2012, Jolie has served as special envoy to...

Fox Valley activists organizing Women’s March in Geneva

Energized by a wave of activism sparked by the Women’s March movement, leaders of a pair of Fox Valley grass-roots organizations are hoping to build upon the momentum at a local level. Geneva will join hundreds of communities across the globe hosting demonstrations Jan. 19 aimed at promoting women’s rights and spurring social change....

Women’s March in California canceled over concerns it would be ‘overwhelmingly white’

A California Women’s March was canceled because of concerns that its participants have been “overwhelmingly white,” the march’s organizers said. Organizers announced Friday that the Women’s March would not take place in Eureka, in Humboldt County, California, on Jan. 19 as previously planned due to issues of representation. “Up to this point, the participants...

Kimberly Dougherty talks about Essure

We are pleased to advise that recently Bayer announced by the end of December, they would be discontinuing the sale of Essure®, a permanent contraceptive. Many women decided to go with the Essure® implant because it was marketed as a device that does not require surgery. Sadly, thousands of women have had to have...

Women En Mass – Year Six. Back for More!

Details: WHEN: September 23-25, 2018 WHERE: Aspen, Colorado HOTELS: Please see below for hotel information. Women En Mass has arranged special rates at the St. Regis Aspen Resort – be sure to mention our retreat when booking your hotel room to receive our rate. REGISTER NOW Building on the success we’ve established over the past five years, Women...

Women’s Rights Attorney Gloria Allred on Suing Donald Trump for Sexual Assault: “Truth Matters” | KPFA

Women’s Rights Attorney Gloria Allred on Suing Donald Trump for Sexual Assault: “Truth Matters”; A Lifetime of Activism: Jane Fonda on Gender Violence, Indigenous Rights & Opposing War in Vietnam; Actor & Musician Common on Erica Garner, Colin Kaepernick, DREAMers, Trump & Standing Up for Justice. Source: Women’s Rights Attorney Gloria Allred on Suing...