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Power Moms: 10 Women Who Run This City, While Raising A Family

Posted 05.13.2012 | Chicago

Being a mother is surely a full-time job; for many women it's their only one. But many high-powered, motivated career women across Chicago and Illinoi...

Chicago Women, Lawmakers Rally In Support Of Birth Control Access

Posted 02.25.2012 | Chicago

Two Illinois Democrats joined women's health advocates at a rally in a packed Loop auditorium Friday to express concerns over threats to restrict acce...

Women: A Year in Review (2011)

Christine Bork | Posted 02.11.2012 | Chicago
Christine Bork

As we reflect on this year's events, let's celebrate women's progress, recognize what needs to be improved and take the next steps -- together -- into the New Year.

Open Letter to Mayor Emanuel on Maternity Leave

K. Sujata | Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Dear Mayor Emanuel: Yesterday's news that you plan to institute paid maternity leave for city employees moves our city firmly in the right direction.

What's the Plan for Women, Now That Rahm Is to Be Our Mayor?

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Chicago women just need to unite across the neighborhood, race, class and ethnic lines they united across in this recent election to elect this new mayor. Time to unite to help our own selves.