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On International Women’s Day, Resist Trump’s Global Gag Rule Article
Four girls are seen in a town in northeast Uganda, January 2018. (Getty/Yasuyoshi Chiba)

On International Women’s Day, Resist Trump’s Global Gag Rule

Women's rights groups and supportive donor governments are resisting Trump's Global Gag Rule as its effects are being felt in the developing world.

Jamila Taylor, Jonathan Rucks

Infographic: Where Are U.S. Women in 2013? Article
 (Women in leadership)

Infographic: Where Are U.S. Women in 2013?

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.

Jane Farrell

The United States Needs to Guarantee Paid Maternity Leave Article
 (Maternity leave chart)

The United States Needs to Guarantee Paid Maternity Leave

Giving our nation’s female workers the right to paid maternity leave will not only benefit our mothers but will also benefit the nation as a whole.

Sarah Jane Glynn, Jane Farrell

Why Global Economies Need to Invest in Women of Color Article
Ursula Burns, chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox, talks as Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of the Ford Motor Company looks on during a panel discussion at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas, January 11, 2012. Burns is the first African American woman CEO to run a Fortune 500 company. (AP/Jack Dempsey)

Why Global Economies Need to Invest in Women of Color

Businesses owned by women of color are a substantial economic force, and as women of color are one of the fastest-growing segments in entrepreneurialism, investing in women of color is simply smart economics.

Sophia Kerby

We Can’t Afford to Ignore the Benefits of Breastfeeding Article
Mothers breastfeed their babies in Paris, France, Sunday, October 11, 2008, during a worldwide breastfeeding event. As part of the World Breastfeeding Week, many French women gathered in Paris, joining other women in other countries, in a bid to raise worldwide awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding babies. (AP/Thibault Camus)

We Can’t Afford to Ignore the Benefits of Breastfeeding

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.

Jane Farrell

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