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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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Department of Health and Human Services Releases Anti-Choice Strategic Plan

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a new Strategic Plan that makes the claim that life begins at conception. No rela...   [ continue reading...]

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Deadly Bombing Kills More Than 300 in Somalia

On Saturday, in one of the deadliest bombings in history, nearly 300 civilians, reporters, and government officials were killed in a truck bombing in Mogadishu....   [ continue reading...]

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Israeli and Palestinian Women Come Together for Peace March

On September 8, nearly 30,000 Israeli and Palestinian women participated in a two-week Peace March through the desert. This Peace March was organized by Women W...   [ continue reading...]

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#MeToo Movement Raises Awareness on Sexual Assault and Harassment

The statement “Me too” has spread across internet in the last 48 hours as survivors of sexual assault and harassment take to their social media acco...   [ continue reading...]

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Celebrating Afghanistan’s Independence Day

This week the Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington D.C. celebrated the 98th annual Afghanistan Independence Day. This celebration marks the anniversary of Afgha...   [ continue reading...]

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Commemorating International Safe Abortion Day

The key components of International Safe Abortion Day include advocating for the decriminalization of abortion, reducing the negative stigma surrounding abortio...   [ continue reading...]

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Trump Administration Issues Indefinite Travel Ban

On September 24 the Trump administration announced its latest version of the travel ban. In the newest form of the administration’s already controversial...   [ continue reading...]

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House to Hold Vote on 20 Week Abortion Ban

On Tuesday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced that a vote on the “Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act” would take place...   [ continue reading...]

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Remembering the Little Rock Nine

Although it has been 60 years since the Little Rock Nine entered Central High School, civil rights are still under attack. Related posts:Prominent North Carolin...   [ continue reading...]

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Today is National Voter Registration Day

Today, September 26, is National Voter Registration Day. First celebrated in 2012, National Voter Registration Day serves to raise awareness about voter registr...   [ continue reading...]

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Women & Girls Comprise 71% of Those Impacted by Modern Slavery

In the past year, an estimated 40 million people were victims of modern slavery, according to a report published last week by The Walk Free Foundation, Internat...   [ continue reading...]

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Missouri Celebrates an Increases in Abortion Access After Lawsuit

A Planned Parenthood clinic in Missouri will now provide patients access to safe and legal medication abortions. Missouri has some of the toughest laws on abort...   [ continue reading...]

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FMF Statement on Secretary DeVos’s Dismantling of Title IX Protections for Sexual Assault Survivors

For Immediate Release: September 22, 2017 The Feminist Majority Majority Foundation is outraged by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s decision to rescin...   [ continue reading...]

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