A coalition representing dozens of grassroots groups and labor organizations organized a number of actions in support of labor campaigns, migrant rights, Sanctuary Campus campaigns, and others.
Women and Democracy articles on Democracy Chronicles
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Zimbabwe has joined 30 countries worldwide that have used a special electoral quota system to increase women’s political participation to at least 30 percent of the Members of Parliament.
Props of bloody coat hangers were handed out at Columbus Circle illustrating what many women went through when dealing with an unwanted pregnancy before safe, legal abortions.
Civil society groups marked this year’s International Women’s Day by urging women to register to vote
Women’s rights leader and suffragette Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 and never got to vote herself
The signs I encountered among the thousands who attended the Women’s March on DC yesterday, the day after the inauguration of Donald Trump. The crowd expressed deep reservations about his views.
A Republican state representative put forth legislation that would make abortion in the state a felony
Kenyan opposition politician is encouraging women to withhold sex until their husband’s register to vote
I can not imagine the pain of being a teacher today, especially in a multilingual school. Talking to young angels who do not understand the madness of the past few weeks seems to me impossible
The difference between women’s and men’s voting behavior can be seen after a century of the women voting