Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.
Eradicating extreme poverty globally, as outlined in the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, is achievable only if inequality and discrimination against women and girls is eradicated first.
Despite making up a majority of the population, women are still missing where it can matter most: positions of power and leadership in elected office and the private sector.
Climbing U.S. incarceration rates for women continue to devastate families and communities with few societal benefits.
Video This video highlights the struggles and the resilience of Indian women in a male-dominated society. Until women feel safe, until they are free to leave their homes without having to seek permission from members of their household, and until they are given respect in and out of the workplace, women cannot realize their economic potential.
Taking the baton from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, John Kerry must ensure that women’s issues remain center stage in world affairs.
We must institute policies in America that support and assist new mothers who want to breastfeed their babies but can’t afford to take time off or who need counseling through the process.
Under the sequester, Title X could be cut by $15 million, which would significantly impact critical family-planning and reproductive-health services for women nationwide.
Deep domestic spending cuts under sequestration coupled with the stalled reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will make a bad situation worse for poor victims of domestic violence and their families.
Interactive Nearly 4 million women would be eligible to gain coverage through Medicaid in states that have not yet committed to expanding their Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act or that have explicitly rejected the program.
The most recent Violence Against Women Act reauthorization proposal from House Republican leadership abandons those Native American women who are abused by non-Native American men on tribal land.
Low-income women and women of color would be hit hardest if sequestration takes effect on Friday.
Heidi Williamson talks with Julian Bond, a civil rights leader and icon and current professor at American University, in the second interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
On the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, we look at how the law has helped the reproductive justice movement advance its cause.
Faith groups that were crucial to securing the Family and Medical Leave Act 20 years ago are key to expanding its protections now and in the future.