The concept behind IT OCCURS TO ME THAT I AM AMERICA was simple: a collection that would bring together writers and artists to tell stories that addressed ideas, thoughts or simply impressions regarding civil liberties and freedom through race, gender, to what it means to be an American, with an emphasis on women—31 of the 52 contributors are women—published on the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March and all in support of the ACLU.
In a piece for the New York Times, writer Daphne Perkins criticized the #MeToo moment’s takeover of the Golden Globes—and pushed back against conversations exposing sexual harassment.
On January 1 of this year, many laws that boosted women’s rights kicked into effect. Molly Adams In California, employers can no longer inquire into the salary history of candidates for positions.
The War on Women is in full force under the Trump administration. We refuse to go back, and we refuse to let the administration quietly dismantle the progress we’ve made.
In the state of California—at roughly the same time lawmakers are voting on a bill that could make abortion accessible on college campuses—anti-abortion activists are working to put a sweeping measure on the November 2018 ballot classifying all abortions, without exception, as first-degree murder.
I am a survivor of the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), specifically family-controlled child sex trafficking and child pornography. I am now a Ph.D.
In a recent opinion piece for The New York Times, Carol Cohn, director of the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, examines the dangers of “mixing masculinity and missiles.” C.C.
Just a week into the new year, the women of America have spoken: #TimesUp on sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.
The #MeToo movement inspired me to finally report my experiences of sexual harassment—more than 30 years after they happened.
As a student at Tulane Law School, activist, writer and lawyer Mary Kathryn Nagle once persuaded her Critical Race Theory professor to let her write a play as her final paper that was based on Worcester v.
One year after the historic Women’s Marches, hundreds of Women’s Marches are again being planned across the country for the weekend of January 20.
MISOGYNY. SEXISM. PATRIARCHY. These words, it seems, have been used more in the past year than over the past decade.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was elected after considerable public and inter-organizational pressure had been placed on the U.N.
The #MeToo campaign that took the world by storm strongly resonated with women in Egypt. OXFAM / Creative Commons Emboldened by the global flood of women breaking their silence on sexual harassment, Egyptian women also took to social media to share their experiences.
This Week in Women is part of a series produced in partnership between Ms. and the Fuller Project for International Reporting.
Given recent activism on the part of celebrity women—from the #MeToo movement to the Time’s Up Campaign—it’s easy to forget there was a time not that long ago when the link between fame and feminism was viewed with suspicion and even incredulity.
The first time I ventured onto the Civil Rights battlefield, I was eight years old. Thomas J. O’Halloran.
Last November, as worshipers were gathering for the “fajr” dawn prayer at 5 a.m. in Mubi, Nigeria, a man blew himself up inside the mosque, killing 58 people.
CNN’s Brooke Baldwin wants 2018 to be the “Year of the Woman.” And in a new digital series for the network, she does her part in making that possible by telling the stories of eight game-changing women who have shattered glass ceilings and stereotypes.
2017’s word of the year was feminism. It’s not surprising, really. Think of it as one of the outcomes of the current moral crisis in the US and around the world—along with a growing awareness of the scope of the global epidemic of sexual harassment and acts of violence against women, the continuing challenges of underrepresentation in all decision-making positions and the misrepresentation of women and girls in media.