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2018 Women’s March Locations

ALABAMA — ALASKA — ARIZONA — ARKANSAS — CALIFORNIA — COLORADO — CONNECTICUT — DELAWARE — DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA &m...   [ continue reading...]

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Afghan Girls Robotics Team Back in the US

On January 5, the Afghan Girls Robotics Team, who became famous after they were denied a visa to enter the U.S. for an international robotics competition in sum...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump Administration Terminates Protected Status for People from El Salvador

On January 8, the Department of Homeland Security Secretary, Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced that the United States would terminate Temporary Protected Status (TP...   [ continue reading...]

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Talks of Reparations for South Korean “Comfort Women” End

South Korea announced that it will not be pursuing renegotiations with the Japanese government over reparations for South Koreans victimized by the Imperial Jap...   [ continue reading...]

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Civil Rights Icon Recy Taylor Dies at 97

Recy Taylor, a civil rights icon who was one of many black women victimized with impunity in the Jim Crow Era, died in her sleep at a nursing home in Abbeville,...   [ continue reading...]

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Iran Sees Protests Against Corruption and Struggling Economy

Anti-government protests that erupted in Iran at the end of December have lead to the arrests of an estimated 3,700 people and the deaths of at least 21. No r...   [ continue reading...]

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Time’s Up on Workplace Sexual Harassment at Golden Globe Awards

On Sunday evening, attendees of the 75th Golden Globe Awards honoring achievement in film and television dressed in black and wore Time’s Up pins to parti...   [ continue reading...]

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One Vote Splits the Virginia State House Between Democrats and Republicans

On Tuesday, a ballot recount over a contested seat in the Virginia House of Delegates ended in a one-vote victory for Democratic candidate Shelly Simonds, resul...   [ continue reading...]

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One Thousand Anti-Abortion Protesters March on Embattled North Carolina Abortion Clinic

As a closing event to their 40 weeks of protests, anti-choice group Love Life Charlotte planned a march of 7,000 demonstrators at A Preferred Women’s Heal...   [ continue reading...]

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#EnoughIsEnough Campaign to Dismantle the Culture of Violence Against Women Will Convene February Summit

WASHINGTON–The National Organization for Women (NOW) announces today the #EnoughIsEnough campaign, led by NOW and coalition partners including Feminist Ma...   [ continue reading...]

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“Feminism” is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year

Merriam Webster has chosen “Feminism” as its Word of the Year, due to the significant increase in searches for feminism’ s definition in 2017,...   [ continue reading...]

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New Bill Addresses Rampant Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hill

Last month, not long after allegations of sexual harassment and assault by several women against U.S. Senate nominee Roy Moore made national news, a group of la...   [ continue reading...]

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Senate Candidate Roy Moore Accused of Sexual Assault by Several Women

Last week, the Washington Post published an article sharing the stories of four women who have accused Roy Moore, Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat in A...   [ continue reading...]

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2017 Survey of Afghan People Shows Signs of Progress

The survey reveals that although people in Afghanistan are more hesitant about their future and security than previous years, there are still some signs of hope...   [ continue reading...]

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First Afghan Women’s Studies M.A. Students Graduate

Last Sunday, students at Kabul University became the first in Afghanistan to graduate from a Master’s Degree Women’s and Gender Studies program. Thi...   [ continue reading...]

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University of Notre Dame Health Insurance Will No Longer Cover Birth Control

Early this week, the University of Notre Dame announced that beginning in January 2018 the university insurance plan will no longer include birth control covera...   [ continue reading...]

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Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to 7th Circuit Court of Appeals

On Tuesday, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as a United States Circuit Judge for the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. A law professor at the University of Notre Da...   [ continue reading...]

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Whole Woman’s Health Alliance Announces the Opening of Two New Clinics

This week, the Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) announced that they will be opening two new clinics, one in Charlottesville, Virginia and the other in...   [ continue reading...]

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Afghan First Lady Discusses Women in Peacemaking

First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace last Wednesday to discuss the role of women in the peacemaking process. Women in Afgha...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump Administration Blocking Unaccompanied Minors from Accessing Abortion

On Friday morning, a federal appeals court in Washington DC ordered the Trump administration to find a sponsor for a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant...   [ continue reading...]

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