Women's Rights

This Alabama Judge Has Figured Out How to Dismantle Roe v. Wade
Tom Parker's writings fuel the biggest threat to abortion rights in a generation
October 10, 2014

Tom Parker's writings fuel the biggest threat to abortion rights in a generation. 

How the Pill Overcame Impossible Odds And Found a Place in Millions of Women's Purses
October 03, 2014

And they went through hell to get it on the market. 

How to Reveal You Had an Abortion
A guide for Wendy Davis and other politicians
September 23, 2014

A guide for Wendy Davis and other politicians.

The Hobby Lobby Decision Was a Victory for Women's Rights
June 30, 2014

It’s a clever resolution that none of the parties had asked for, but that is better than anything on the menu that the Court had before it.

Betty Friedan Reflects On 1992, The Year Of The Woman
February 04, 2014

The American writer and feminist Betty Friedan, who died in 2006, was born on this day in 1921.

How Blue States Could Push Back For Abortion Rights
November 13, 2013

Wednesday, a group of legislators introduced a different kind of abortion bill into the U.S. Senate.

A Sex Trafficking Victory That Shows Just How Broken the System Is
August 29, 2013

In mid-2001, Johana Cece, a woman in her early twenties, fled her hometown of Korçë, a small city near Albania’s Greek border.

Don't Buy Ken Cuccinelli's Latest Ad on Women's Rights
August 20, 2013

Ken Cuccinelli, the Republican nominee for governor of Virginia, came out with a new ad this week touting the efforts he made as a University of Virginia undergraduate to combat campus sexual assault.

Is Women's Empowerment Behind the Humanities "Crisis"?
August 05, 2013

Two hefty, anxious reports have this summer charted the decline of the humanities over the last several decades (setting off many dirges). But like most data sets, these numbers tell more than one story.