Scoring goals for gender equality at the Global Goals World Cup

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Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017 Balls were flying high and goals were scored for gender equality across the river from the United Nations, as the Global Goals World Cup took ...

Education Department Officially Rescinds Obama-Era Protections For Sexual Assault Survivors

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On Friday, the Education Department rescinded Obama-era guidelines on how universities and colleges address campus sexual assault, putting “interim rules in place,” the AP reports. The guidelines, known as the ...

Boom! Lawyered: Four Ways Neil Gorsuch Could Ruin Your Life

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Subscribe now onApple Podcasts,Google Play,Stitcher, orSoundcloud. In the inaugural episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jessica Mason Pieklo and Imani Gandy discuss the opening of the U.S. Supreme Court term and the ...

Why Is It So Uncommon to Hear 'Parenting' and 'Bisexual' in the Same Sentence?

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Lani Ka’ahumanu came out as a lesbian in the 1970s after divorcing her husband, the father of her two children. A few years later, she came out again—this time as ...

Trump is assembling the most male-dominated government in decades

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They were military and business leaders, political insiders, novices and lords of finance. But the parade of job seekers to Trump Tower last winter almost all had one thing in ...

Black Women Deserve WAY More Credit for Their Contributions to Feminism

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Even if their stories weren't told in the headlines or transcribed in the history books, black women have always been at the front line in the fight for equality. Many ...

On Graham-Cassidy, Republicans Are Either Stupid or Dishonest

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“That’s garbage,” Senator Lindsey Graham snarled, as NBC News reporter Kasie Hunt asked about experts’ claims that his eponymous health-care bill will hurt Americans with preexisting conditions. Graham elaborated in ...

Heller shouldn't take us backward on women's health

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Nevada and Colorado have a lot in common: They are both forward-thinking, entrepreneurial Western states. And both of them have recently enacted pro-women’s health policies. Brian Sandoval, the Republican governor ...

The Democrats Are Taking Black Women for Granted

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Keith Ellison spent the two hours mostly in silence. The Democratic congressman from Minnesota—and deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee—flipped through a white binder, jotting notes with a royal ...

Illinois schools must now provide free feminine hygiene products in bathrooms

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Starting next year, Illinois school districts and charter schools will be required to provide feminine hygiene products in bathrooms to female students, for free. The new state law, which goes ...

We Could Have Been a Match—Until He Called Me a 'Baby Killer'

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Last week, online dating giant OKCupid announced a partnership with Planned Parenthood. Site users can choose to answer a question about the health-care organization and earn an #IStandwithPP badge for ...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Looks Back On Her Career As ‘A Flaming Feminist Litigator’

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WASHINGTON ― Embracing her status as a cultural icon, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Wednesday regaled law students with witty anecdotes while looking back on her storied legal ...

The Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls

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Initiated by the European Union and the United Nations Gender equality and women's and girls' empowerment are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and crucial to ...

Revisiting the Comics Story That Redefined Wonder Woman

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As 1986 dawned, the most famous woman in superhero fiction was in trouble, and not the fun kind. Wonder Woman faced a deadlier villain than any preening megalomaniac or gimmicky ...

For the first time, the Marine Corps expects to have a female infantry officer among its ranks

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The Marine Corps expects to soon have a female infantry officer, a historic first, following her anticipated graduation Monday from the service’s grueling Infantry Officer Course, said three military officials ...

The new Obamacare repeal bill is the worst yet for women’s health

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Republicans’ latest effort to repeal Obamacare may look a little different from previous attempts — sponsors argue, for instance, that the plan lets states keep Obamacare if they want to.

Around The World, Girls Are Taught The Same Limiting Lesson

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It doesn’t matter if you grow up in India or China or the United States ― when it comes to learning what it means to be a girl or a ...

What You Need to Know About the GOP's Latest Health Care Proposal

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Despite several failed attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Republicans in Congress are once again trying to dismantle the health care system championed by former President ...


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Basic rights under attack by the justice system

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Last Friday, I was maced by a St. Louis Metropolitan Police officer. Along with people of all backgrounds, we were in the streets protesting a court decision that undermined the ...

California Bill Says Church Employer Can't Fire Workers if They Use Birth Control

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For some California workers, abiding by a religious code of conduct can spell the difference between gainful employment and a pink slip. Many California churches, religious groups, and anti-choice organizations ...

Trump judicial nominee said transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan', defended 'conversion therapy'

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Jeff Mateer has described transgender children as evidence of "Satan's plan." If confirmed by the US Senate, he will serve on the US District Court for the Eastern District of ...

Seven Ways Graham-Cassidy Attack's Women's Healthcare

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Several failed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have led to the worst replacement yet—especially for women. In a last-ditch effort, Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy has put ...

“Vibrator Nation” Celebrates the History of Women’s Sex Toys

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BooksMagazinesexreviewsthe Facts issue Read it » This article appears in our 2017 Fall issue, Facts. Subscribe today! Reading Lynn Comella’s Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of ...

Why We Need More Complex Black Female Characters

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WMC FBomb In 2015, Beyoncé — the woman who had long reigned supreme as black female royalty — decided not to appear on talk shows, speak to journalists, or present ...

West Africa’s Most Daring Designer

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On Saturday night in Lagos, Nigeria, women are restless with anticipation. On the mainland, where slums built atop landfills run into middle-class housing estates, a young hair stylist is putting ...

Blue Cross warns GOP repeal bill 'undermines' pre-existing condition rules

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Flint’s lead-poisoned water had a ‘horrifyingly large’ effect on fetal deaths, study finds

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The fertility rate in Flint, Mich., dropped precipitously after the city decided to switch to lead-poisoned Flint River water in 2014, according to a new working paper. That decline was ...

Experts Say The New Trumpcare Bill Will Have Devastating Effects on Women

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Healthcare say that the Graham-Cassidy Bill, the latest iteration of the Republican legislative effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, will be, for women, the worst version of ...

Hate Groups Attack Southern Poverty Law Center, and Some Journalists Pile On

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Late last Friday night, Greg Gutfeld, a presenter on Fox News, had to do something that made his face crinkle with revulsion. He had to apologize to the Southern Poverty ...

How Women Directors Show The Nuanced Reality Of Female Friendship

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My first vivid memory of female friendship portrayed in film comes from Michael Goldenberg’s 1996 rom-com Bed of Roses. Pamela Adlon’s line, directed at her best friend’s love interest — ...


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Last week, The Post reported that abortion access has become one of the most salient issues in the race to pick Virginia’s next governor. And when it comes to the ...

Forbes Welcome

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School-Based Police and Girls of Color Agree on Need for Relationship-Building to Address Racial Disparities, Study Finds

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WASHINGTON – School-based police officers lack training and support that could reduce troubling disciplinary disparities facing girls of color, new research from Georgetown Law’s Center on Poverty and Inequality and ...

World leaders really don't understand women, a new study presented at the UN finds

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For years, late night host Jay Leno conducted impromptu interviews with random people on the street, asking simple trivia questions in hopes of embarrassing them on national television. “What country ...


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Live webcasts of key UN Women-related side events during the UN General Assembly will be featured here. Tune in from 5-7 p.m. (EDT) this Saturday 20 September for the live ...

GOP senators are rushing to pass Graham-Cassidy. We asked 9 to explain what it does.

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Republican senators are struggling to articulate why they are rushing to pass their last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare over the next 10 days before running into their September ...

What's changed for women in Hollywood? An Emmys fact-check

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LOS ANGELES — Women had a big night in Hollywood on Sunday, with victorious moments for female-driven shows like Big Little Lies and The Handmaid's Tale, and record-making wins for ...

Study: Fewer pregnancies, more fetal deaths in Flint after lead levels rose in water

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The city of Flint saw fewer pregnancies, and a higher number of fetal deaths, during the period women and their unborn children were exposed to high levels of lead in ...

Price traveled by private plane at least 24 times

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has taken at least 24 flights on private charter planes at taxpayers’ expense since early May, according to people with knowledge of his ...

Anti-Choice Protesters Dare Sessions to Enforce the FACE Act

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On Friday, anti-choice extremists descended on three cities in a unified effort to apparently violate the Federal Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, the law designed to protect access to ...

Price’s private-jet travel breaks precedent

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In a sharp departure from his predecessors, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price last week took private jets on five separate flights for official business, at a cost of ...

Medicaid directors issue warning on new ObamaCare repeal bill

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Trump blocks woman with stage 4 cancer on Twitter after she criticized his latest health care plan

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On Wednesday morning, President Trump tweeted out his support for the so-called Graham-Cassidy health care bill that would allow insurers to discriminate against people with preexisting conditions and could cause ...

Betsy DeVos Launched a Campaign of Misinformation about Sexual Assault. Survivors Are Terrified It's Working.

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Last week, Betsy DeVos finally, formally announced her intent to repeal the Obama administration’s campus sexual assault protections. Activists in the field were gutted, but not surprised. The vast and ...

The power of sharing your abortion story

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Picture it: Glenwood Community High School, rural Iowa, 2007. I was walking into the choir room for fourth period when a classmate zoomed up to my side. “Hey, thought you ...

Egypt's women fight harassment on the street and restrictions at home

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Updated August 27, 2017 18:26:19 Hana*, 27, faced relentless pressure from her family to be what they considered normal for a young Egyptian woman. "They just want me to be ...

Join AAUW Today

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Despite representing more than 50 percent of the nation’s population, women occupy far too few of the leadership roles in the United States: Less than a quarter of college presidents,

Trump To African Leaders: My Friends Go To Your Countries To Get Rich

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Africa is a continent of “tremendous, tremendous potential,” U.S. President Donald Trump told African leaders at a luncheon on Wednesday. “Africa has tremendous business potential,” Trump continued, while hosting the ...

Girls as young as seven in UK boxed in by gender stereotyping

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Girls as young as seven feel they cannot say or do what they want because of gender stereotyping, according to a survey highlighting the impact of expectations of young females.

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