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It’s been a ‘heartless’ week for women’s health care

It’s been a ‘heartless’ week for women’s health care

| June 23, 2017

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Wonder Woman as a Rorschach Test for Women

Wonder Woman as a Rorschach Test for Women

| June 20, 2017

The wait for this female superhero movie has been long and the expectations are high. Can one film be all things to all women? More »

Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Create Dire “Choices” for Domestic Violence Survivors

Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Create Dire “Choices” for Domestic Violence Survivors

| June 15, 2017

Harsh federal policies, as well as new anti-immigrant state measures, mean greater danger for immigrant women who are survivors of domestic and sexual violence. More »

Women at the Forefront of Renewable Energy

Women at the Forefront of Renewable Energy

| June 7, 2017

In spite of the Trump administration's attacks on the environment, renewable energy is gaining in the market—and women’s leadership is key in the movement away from fossil fuels. More »

Climate Change: a feminist issue

Climate Change: a feminist issue

| May 30, 2017

Why Women Leave Tech Companies

Why Women Leave Tech Companies

| May 23, 2017

If tech companies truly want to embrace diversity, they need to reverse a pervasive culture of bias, harassment, exclusion, and bullying, according to a new study. More »

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Just How Bad for Women Is the American Health Care Act?

Just How Bad for Women Is the American Health Care Act?

| May 16, 2017

Women have benefitted from the Affordable Care Act, and women have a lot to lose if the new Republican health care bill becomes law. More »

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Trump Policies That Hurt Workers May Be New Wedge Issue

Trump Policies That Hurt Workers May Be New Wedge Issue

| May 10, 2017

Trump administration policies are reversing many protections for workers. Could these actions be undermining Trump's support among working-class voters? More »

Religious Leaders Thwart Abortion Rights in Sierra Leone

Religious Leaders Thwart Abortion Rights in Sierra Leone

| May 4, 2017

Last year Sierra Leone seemed on the verge of legalizing abortion for the first time in 150 years. Last-minute intervention by religious leaders derailed the bill, and now the US global gag rule poses an additional obstacle. More »

Oprah Winfrey and the Immortal Reach of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and the Immortal Reach of Henrietta Lacks

| April 25, 2017

The Henrietta Lacks story, featured in a new HBO film co-starring and executive produced by Oprah Winfrey, shines light on medical injustices against African Americans. More »