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Fears grow Trump will abandon Afghan women to the Taliban

As peace talks for Afghanistan move forward, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is determined to keep pressing the issue of women. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo Foreign Policy Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is waging a campaign to keep the once prominent issue in the [...]

Female donors organize to back the women running for president

The donor circles are a key asset for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has struggled to break out of the pack of presidential candidates so far this year. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images 2020 elections Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand founded [...]

“What’s next for women after MeToo & heading into 2020,” an interview with former Planned Parenthood CEO Gloria Feldt

Former CEO and president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Gloria Feldt, joins us to talk about what’s next for women after MeToo. We discuss Gloria’s personal story of getting involved in the pro-choice and overall women’s [...]

Syria Dispatch: A Syria Detention Camp Struggles to Hold the Women and Children of ISIS

AL HOL CAMP, Syria — She left the Netherlands to join the Islamic State in Syria, and married a fighter here. He was killed, so she married another, who got her pregnant before he was killed, too. Then this month, as the Islamic State [...]

Don’t erase women at the United Nations

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is being pressured to embrace “gender identity” ideology at its annual meeting this week. If successful, the move could erase women from international law and [...]

Erie women fight to vote: A look at suffrage movement

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ERIE, Pa. (AP) – Who fought for women’s right to vote in Erie County? ‘Shop girls,’ bankers’ wives and teachers. It was one of the largest grassroots movements in American [...]

What Are the Biggest Problems Women Face Today?

*/ ]]> It’s been a historic year for women. There are more serving in Congress than ever before, and a record number are currently running for president in 2020. But even with these significant gains, women—both in the U.S. and around [...]

Will Canadian Women Turn Their Backs on Their Feminist Prime Minister?

TORONTO — Being a feminist is not an easy job. Just ask Justin Trudeau. A day after his non-apology for the political crisis engulfing his government, with accusations that he bullied his female justice minister on a criminal case, [...]

Apple and Google Pressured to Dump Saudi App Where Men Track Women Relatives

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Saudi mobile application that lets men track and restrict the movements of women in the kingdom has come under increased scrutiny this week with an American senator and rights groups urging Apple and Google to [...]

Dispute over Violence Against Women Act roils budget talks

“I just want to make sure it gets funded for a period of time, while we work out the substantive issues,” Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks said of the Violence Against Women Act. The fate of the 1994 law has been in flux for months. | AP [...]