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‘Real people will suffer’: TX Gov signs highly restrictive abortion bill with no exceptions for rape or incest

  • May 20, 2021
By Julia Conley “Abhorrent” and “unconscionable” were words used Wednesday by women’s health and rights advocates to describe the latest extreme ban…
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‘This was the goal all along’: Supreme Court takes up case that could reverse Roe v. Wade

  • May 18, 2021
By Jessica Corbett Reproductive rights advocates were outraged but unsurprised Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will…
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Domestic violence is more than just physical, state laws are starting to recognize that

  • May 13, 2021
By Lisa Aronson Fontes Three or more U.S. women are murdered every day by their current or former intimate partner.…
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New GOP abortion bans are an ‘unprecedented threat to reproductive healthcare’

  • May 3, 2021
By Jessica Corbett From Arkansas’ near-total ban on abortion to a trio of “cruel and unnecessary” laws enacted in Oklahoma…
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The tides are turning for men like Matt Gaetz

  • April 8, 2021
“Knowing what’s right doesn’t mean much unless you do what’s right.” ― Theodore Roosevelt Bullies and sexual predators have existed…
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Men’s need for power and control over women is a reflection of ‘cultural misogyny’

  • March 24, 2021
By Xanthe Mallett As the country watches Scott Morrison grapple with the sex scandals rocking our federal parliament, it is…
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Women shouldn’t have to trade freedom for safety

  • March 18, 2021
By Hannah Bows Earlier this month, Sarah Everard was allegedly abducted and killed while walking home from a friend’s house…
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#YesAllMen: It’s time for men to step up and be allies to women

  • March 17, 2021
By Stephen Burrell, Nicole Westmarland, and Sandy Ruxton Men are primarily responsible for violence against women and girls. All men,…
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Australia’s Christian Porter launches defamation action against ABC over historical rape allegation

  • March 16, 2021
By Michelle Grattan Christian Porter on Monday gave notice that he’s determined to stage a fightback, however damaged his ministerial…
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The gender gap is huge in tech — it’s even worse in economics

  • March 15, 2021
By Veronika Dolar There is no shortage of disciplines and industries rife with sexism. The STEM fields – science, technology,…
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