Since Nevada seated the nation’s first majority-female state legislature, the male old guard has been shaken up by the perspectives of female lawmakers.
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The history of women’s suffrage and the landscape of Washington, D.C. are inextricably tied. It took decades of women organizing near the Capitol.
Prominent rights group raised their voice against law discriminating Lebanese women married to foreigners and denying their children citizenship.
They occupy only 25 per cent of the work force, less than 12 per cent of parliamentary seats, a backseat in many homes dominated by patriarchal voices.
Brazil’s indigenous women have been overturning tradition to step into the spotlight and lead an international push to defend their tribal land rights.
Activists are launching an organization that aims to harness political power of women to influence elections and shape local and national policy priorities.
Three key events in the history of women’s rights will be celebrated by the LWV of Macomb County on April 27 as it hosts its 1919 Tea fundraiser.
When protests began in Egypt’s Tahrir Square, Hend Nafea was a college student in Banha, north of Cairo. As Youth demanded an end to Hosni’s rule.
The Organisation for refugee and displaced cartoonists has announced a new international cartooning award dedicated exclusively to promote women.
Feminist author and activist Gloria Steinem once said, “Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven’t been a part of history.”