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  1. women's rights
    Women in Saudi Arabia Can Now Travel Without Male GuardiansNew regulations announced today granted women the right to obtain passports and travel independently.
  2. injustice
    Alabama Won’t Prosecute a Woman For Miscarrying After Getting ShotProsecutors are dropping manslaughter charges against Marshae Jones after widespread outrage over her indictment.
  3. injustice
    Woman Charged With Manslaughter for Suffering Miscarriage After Getting ShotPolice say that “the only true victim in this was the unborn baby.”
  4. human rights abuses
    Saudi Arabia Accused of Torturing Jailed Women’s-Rights ActivistsA new report details the alleged torture of women detained by the Saudi government.
  5. politics
    Capitalism Is Ruining Your Sex LifeA conversation with Kristen Ghodsee, the author of Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism.
  6. ireland
    Ireland Will Offer Abortions for Free, Official SaysHealth Minister Simon Harris says he doesn’t “want cost to be a barrier.”
  7. abortion rights
    Woman Dies From DIY Abortion a Week After Argentina’s Abortion VoteLast week, the Argentine Senate rejected a bill that would have legalized abortion. This week, a mother of two died following an illegal procedure.
  8. abortion
    Even Most Republicans Support Roe v. Wade52 percent of Republicans do not think the landmark decision should be overturned.
  9. women's rights
    Women in Saudi Arabia Legally Get Behind the Wheel for the First Time EverOn June 24, the country officially lifted its decades-long ban on women driving.
  10. no man's land
    Elizabeth Warren on #MeToo, Anita Hill, and Being AngryThe senator is as fired up as ever.
  11. women's rights
    Saudi Arabia Issues First Drivers’ Licenses to WomenThis comes amid a crackdown on activists.
  12. women's rights
    Illinois Votes to Ratify the Equal Rights AmendmentJust 36 years after the congressional deadline.
  13. women's rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  14. women's rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  15. reproductive rights
    The Internet Celebrates, Bids Farewell to Planned Parenthood PresidentToday is Cecile Richards’s last day at the organization.
  16. reproductive rights
    Nebraska Lawmakers Pass Bill to Defund Planned ParenthoodNow all the controversial bill needs is a signature from the anti-abortion governor.
  17. abortion rights
    Mississippi Is Set to Pass the Most Restrictive Abortion Law in the U.S.Both the state’s House and Senate have passed the bill, and the Republican governor has indicated that he’ll sign it.
  18. delusions
    Roy Moore Begs for Money to Fight His Victim’s LawsuitHe attempts to win over donors by citing his anti-women and anti-LGBTQ stances.
  19. power
    Why Women in Iran Are Waving Their Scarves on SticksThey’re protesting the country’s strict dress code.
  20. campaigns
    GOP Senate Candidate Posts Deranged Screed on Women’s RightsCourtland Sykes says he doesn’t want his future daughters “to become nail-biting manophobic hell-bent feminist she devils.”
  21. women's march 2018
    How Many People Were at the Second Annual Women’s March?It appears to be more than one million.
  22. All the Best Signs From the Women’s March“Someone please read all these signs to Trump.”
  23. Women’s Rights Activists Respond to Trump’s New HHS Division“This just exemplifies the actual changes from this administration that really will affect people’s lives and our democracy.”
  24. cultural exchanges
    Saudi Arabia Just Hosted Its First-Ever Concert by a Female SingerThousands of women attended a performance by Lebanese singer Hiba Tawaji.
  25. the times we live in
    House GOP Tax Plan Contains Insidious Anti-Abortion ProvisionIt attempts to redefine “unborn child.”
  26. women who work
    Ivanka to Empower Women in India, Just Not Necessarily the Women Working for HerShe has remained quiet about the working conditions of the women she employs in Asian countries.
  27. politics
    Here Are the Most Satisfying Wins of the 2017 ElectionFrom the woman who ran after a politician made fun of the Women’s March to the trans candidate who beat a transphobic state legislator.
  28. women's rights
    Saudi Arabia Just Took Another Step Toward Gender EqualityStadiums in three cities will undergo renovations to accommodate so-called “family” sections.
  29. get that money
    Here’s How to Invoice Trump for Your Birth ControlAn invoice generator in response to Trump’s decision to roll back the birth-control mandate.
  30. politics
    Ivanka Trump Gets an ‘F’ for Her Work on Women’s IssuesThe Center for American Progress analyzed what she’s done for women and working families.
  31. foreign affairs
    Don’t Be Fooled by Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Let Women DriveIt doesn’t go very far, and the main intent seems to be drumming up good press for an ambitious young Saudi prince.
  32. women's rights
    Saudi Arabia Will Allow Women to Obtain Driver’s LicensesWomen are currently banned from driving in Saudi Arabia.
  33. Women’s Rights Activist Detained in Saudi ArabiaShe had been taken into custody 2014 for protesting the country’s driving ban, but it’s not clear what’s behind her recent arrest.
  34. Women’s Rights Activist Detained in Saudi ArabiaLoujain al-Hathloul had been taken into custody in 2014 for protesting the country’s driving ban, but it’s not clear what’s behind her recent arrest.
  35. feminism inc
    Saudi Arabia and UAE Pledge $100M to Female Entrepreneur FundIvanka Trump proposed the World Bank fund.
  36. Hillary Clinton Used Handmaid’s Tale As a Warning in Planned Parenthood Speech“In The Handmaid’s Tale women’s rights are gradually, slowly stripped away.”
  37. Hillary Clinton Used Handmaid’s Tale As a Warning in Planned Parenthood Speech“In The Handmaids Tale women’s rights are gradually, slowly stripped away.”
  38. women's rights
    Saudi Arabia’s Appointment to UN Women’s-Rights Commission Sparks OutrageThis is a country that still uses a male-guardianship system.
  39. strike!
    Janelle Monáe Says Women Should Go on a Sex Strike to Protest for Our Rights“Until every man is fighting for our rights, we should consider stopping having sex.”
  40. women's rights
    Pakistani Women Organize Bike Rally to Protest Sexism, Increase Visibility“I loved the feeling of freedom with the breeze in my hair.”
  41. the future is female
    Middle-Aged Women Are the Driving Force Behind Current Activism: ReportThey’re definitely “energized.”
  42. Women Wore Handmaid’s Tale Red Robes to Oppose New Abortion Legislation in TexasThe women were opposing legislation restricting abortion access.
  43. Women Wore Handmaid’s Tale Red Robes and Bonnets to Texas Senate GalleryThe women were opposing legislation restricting abortion access.
  44. Meghan Markle Pens Powerful Essay About How the Stigma of Periods Affects Girls“We need to rise above our puritanical bashfulness when it comes to talking about menstruation.”
  45. a day without a woman
    How Women in Hollywood Participated in the Day Without a Woman StrikeFor one, Jessica Chastain marched in Warsaw, Poland.
  46. a day without a woman
    How Women in Hollywood Participated in the Day Without a Woman StrikeJessica Chastain marched in Warsaw, Poland.
  47. horrible things
    Michigan Woman Forced to Give Birth on Floor of Jail CellThe sheriff defended the decision.
  48. Pennsylvania 20-Week Abortion Ban Bill Advances to State SenateThe bill has no exceptions for rape or incest.
  49. reproductive freedom
    At 16, My Mom Flew to Japan Alone to Have an AbortionOne woman’s unplanned pregnancy before Roe v. Wade in 1966.
  50. Here’s What Will Happen if Roe v. Wade Is OverturnedMore than 37 million women will be affected.
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