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The feminist health manual's message has evolved as its impact has spread globally.

She's managed to smash the myth of innate female moral superiority.

From campus to courtroom, longstanding gains for women are being eroded everywhere you look.

How Hillary Clinton's campaign played the race card--and drove a wedge into the feminist movement.

When it comes to keeping women pregnant and in their place, polygamous Mormons and the Pope have a lot in common.

The war being waged against women in Congo is an act of criminal international misogyny.

Two new books examine the history of the first women's rights campaign.

A new book advocates equality for men and women on the playing field. But is that still a field of dreams?

Just once it would be nice to see a male politician caught in a sex scandal stand up there at a press conference all by himself.

It would be truly tragic if John McCain strolls into the White House while we argue over who has it worse, black men or white women.

Blogs

VAWA has sparked real progress—but we can do more to ensure that survivors have stable jobs and housing.

September 12, 2014

A new law in Illinois is set to modernize the way bosses deal with pregnant employees.

August 27, 2014

Sexual assault is a persistent problem within police departments.

August 27, 2014

A new bill would let families on welfare afford this basic necessity. What’s wrong with that?

August 13, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014

Californians fighting domestic violence say there’s a new way to help keep families safe.

August 11, 2014

Being a woman in Iraq was difficult before the ISIS offensive. The current wave of militarization is making life even worse.

July 2, 2014

In Louisiana, women’s health could prove a meaningful point of divergence between the Democratic incumbent and her Republican challengers.

June 23, 2014

Professional dress was created with the male worker in mind, and the unclear guidelines facing women shows we haven’t fully accepted them in the workplace.

June 20, 2014

Women of color are affected by racism too. We can’t keep sending the message that they aren’t.

June 19, 2014