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New Poll Reaffirms That 1 in 5 College Women are Sexually Assaulted

The data also show that students are divided about the definition of consent, that victims of sexual assault suffer from trauma, and that a small minority of vi...   [ continue reading...]

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Today in Herstory: NAWSA Releases Pro-Suffrage Film

June 15, 1912: Always eager to take advantage of any opportunity to promote the cause, the National American Woman Suffrage Association (N.A.W.S.A.) has made th...   [ continue reading...]

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New Nigerian Law Forbids Bans Genital Mutilation

Despite the progressive action, many say that it will take years for FGM practices to cease due its cultural pervasiveness. Related posts: 400 Women and Childre...   [ continue reading...]

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Today in Herstory: Theodore Roosevelt Comes Out in Support of Suffrage

June 12, 1912: Teddy Roosevelt has just endorsed woman suffrage! Better yet, he plans to work at the Republican National Convention in Chicago next week to get...   [ continue reading...]

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An Appeals Court Just Upheld the Law Closing Abortion Clinics in Texas

The decision allows the state to uphold 2013 bill HB 2, requiring that every reproductive health care facility offering abortion services meet the costly hospit...   [ continue reading...]

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Today in Herstory: Alice Paul Attacks the Republican Party on Suffrage

June 11, 1920: Alice Paul escalated the war of words outside the Republican National Convention today. Related posts: Today in Herstory: Ten Years Later, Suffr...   [ continue reading...]

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UPDATE: Murder Charges Dropped for Georgia Woman Taking Abortion Pills

Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards announced yesterday that murder charges against a Georgia woman who ended her pregnancy using a prescription abo...   [ continue reading...]

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Today in Herstory: President Kennedy Signs the Equal Pay Act into Law

June 10, 1963: Almost two decades of effort by women's groups paid off today when President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act. Related posts: Today in Herstory:...   [ continue reading...]

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Eleanor Smeal Calls the TPP a “Bad Deal” for Women

Dozens of activists, leaders, and members of Congress joined Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal this morning to sp...   [ continue reading...]

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Georgia Woman Charged with Murder for Taking Abortion Pills

The charges, which are unprecedented in the state of Georgia, have left groups on all sides of the abortion debate stunned. Related posts: Louisiana Personhood...   [ continue reading...]

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Black Girls and Women No Longer Invisible in Police Violence Cases

McKinney, Texas police officer Eric Casebolt’s violent attack on a 15-year-old African American girl at a neighborhood pool party went immediately viral over...   [ continue reading...]

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Rana Plaza Victims Will Receive Compensation

After a two-year campaign for compensation for the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organization has succeeded...   [ continue reading...]

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Virginia’s Abortion Clinics Renew Licenses Amidst Regulation Dispute

The Virginia Board of Health announced last week that all 18 abortion clinics in the state have renewed their licenses, despite anti-abortion efforts to place l...   [ continue reading...]

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Today in Herstory: Two Victories Have Been Won Against Workplace Gender Discrimination!

June 9, 1970: Two long overdue developments today, one in regard to an Executive Order by a former President, and another about a Task Force appointed last year...   [ continue reading...]

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Today in Herstory: Suffragists Demand Chicago Republicans Do More for the Vote

June 8, 1920: One hundred and twenty-five National Woman's Party members surrounded the Chicago Coliseum on this first day of picketing. Related posts: Today in...   [ continue reading...]

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Medical Experts Are Challenging an Arizona Law that Forces Doctors to Lie to Women

Arizona health care providers filed a complaint in federal court yesterday against a recently passed state law requiring doctors to give patients false informat...   [ continue reading...]

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Senator Gillibrand Continues Fight for Military Justice Improvement Act

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday filed the Military Justice Improvement Act as an amendment to the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act. Related posts: T...   [ continue reading...]

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Speier and Meehan Introduce HALT Campus Sexual Violence Act

Representatives Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA) today re-introduced the Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency (HALT) Campus Sexual Violence Act...   [ continue reading...]

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