Who am I to call Taylor Swift out for only halfway fighting the feminist fight? I’m clinging onto any slight sign of feminism from a woman who is clearly not interested in empowering anyone other than herself.
Posts By: National Organization for Women
His co-sponsorship may have been an accident — almost like an accidental friend request — but support for the ERA should be uncontroversial.
Think about and compare the two time periods: 1945 to 1963 and 1997 to 2013. One would assume–hope, even–that more advancements for women would be made in the second period than the first, and yet we’re falling short.
Walmart employs 815,000 women — 57 percent of its U.S. workforce — and has a history of unfair treatment of these female employees: they are often underpaid, underrepresented and given few opportunities for advancement.
There is no disputing that Gosnell’s crimes are monstrous. However, after watching such atrocities unfold for weeks, it becomes clear that this trial is a much needed reminder of the need for affordable, safe, and legal access to abortion.
The number of women with high amounts of student loan debt has increased — from 38 to 53 percent from 2001 to 2009.
Workplaces aren’t always safe or comfortable environments for women, and women’s concerns aren’t always taken seriously. Sexual harassment may have a name, but we don’t always recognize it.
According to research by the Guttmacher Institute, lawmakers passed 92 anti-abortion measures in 24 states in 2011, and an additional 43 measures in 19 states in 2012. Here are some of the most recent attacks on abortion rights, broken down by state.
The wage gap is a continuation of race and gender discrimination, regardless of whether women “choose” part-time or minimum wage jobs.
In many cases immigrant women are more hesitant to report incidents of harassment because the perpetrator holds a position of power and may threaten to fire them or call immigration if they seek help. Undocumented women in abusive relationships often face similar barriers to reporting acts of violence. A partner may discourage the woman from leaving the relationship using the threat of deportation or separation from their children.