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Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

Expanding Health Care Access—A Case Study

| March 19, 2012

While many legislators seem intent on narrowing women's access to affordable care, individuals and foundations still work to expand it. Such is the mission of Dana Dornsife. More »

Paid Sick Leave: A Women's Issue?

| January 5, 2012

Our Bodies Ourselves at Forty

Our Bodies Ourselves at Forty

| October 18, 2011

OBOS celebrates its 40th birthday this year, and members of what is now a worldwide community gathered in Boston to discuss the book's huge impact for women globally. More »

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

| June 3, 2011

The country may be emerging slowly from fiscal crisis, but Elayne Clift writes that there is no end to moral bankruptcy in the United States. More »

Newsbrief: The World’s Best & Worst Places to Be a Mom, A Paradigm Shift for Women Screenwriters

| May 10, 2011

Newsbrief: Lara Logan Breaks Ground with Graphic Description of Rape, Kentucky Church Takes a Stand

| May 3, 2011

Choice Voice: Mapping Global Gender Equality

Choice Voice: Mapping Global Gender Equality

| March 9, 2011

The New Budget Cuts Out Women

February 16, 2011

Federal Suits Threaten Health Benefits

| October 27, 2010

From the White House, presidential assistant Stephanie Cutter rallies defenders of the health care bill against legal threats, health care journalist Sharon Ufberg reports. Two federal lawsuits brought by state attorneys general imperil the newly won benefits. More »

Breast Cancer Screening: Why I Support the New Guidelines

| December 14, 2009

Media coverage of the new guidelines regarding mammography screening has emphasized controversy and focused on fears about health rationing. However, many women’s health advocates have, for years, warned that the tests are oversold. Here, the author explains and asks us to take a rational look at the evidence. More »