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Violent Protests Erupt In India As Ancient Hindu Temple Opens Up To All Women
Many conservative women joined the crowds at Kerala’s Sabarimala to protest a court decision opening the temple to women of any age.
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Catholic Activists Demand Women’s Voting Rights At Major Vatican Meeting
Catholic women want to know why female leaders can't vote alongside male peers at the Vatican's Synod of Bishops.
Protesters Confront Sen. Jeff Flake Over Kavanaugh Vote
Protesters cornered Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) over his announcement that he would vote yes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh.
How Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony Is Affecting Sexual Assault Survivors
Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony is hitting home for women across the country.
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Nationwide Walkout Supports Kavanaugh Accusers: 'Women Must Be Heard'
At 1 p.m. on Monday, people are being urged to wear black and to walk out of their homes, offices and classrooms.
Anti-Choice Minister Testifies Against Judge Kavanaugh
An anti-choice Christian minister says she follows their faith to the letter. Still, her insurance company’s own religious beliefs denied her the affordable birth control she and her husband needed, thanks to legal rulings supported by judges like Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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Two Malaysian Women Caned In Public For 'Attempting Lesbian Sex'
Women's rights groups called the sentence "a travesty and a grave miscarriage of justice."
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'Complicit' Ivanka Trump Called Out Over Attempt To Celebrate Women's Equality Day
This one didn't go over well.
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Women's Equality Day Honored By Fearless Women And Their Allies
Sunday marks the 98th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th amendment that established women's right to vote.
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The New Saudi Arabia Is A Lot Like The Old Saudi Arabia When It Comes To Women
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A dispute with Canada over jailed women activists pits Saudi feminists and allies around the world against the planet's most misogynistic government.
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Saudi Arabia Kicks Out Canadian Ambassador For Human Rights Criticism
Canada said it was "gravely concerned" about the arrests of women's rights activists last week.
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France Just Made Street Harassment A Crime
The new law allows police to fine catcallers up to $870 on the spot.
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Street Art Of Lisa Simpson And Women's Rights Take Center Stage At Bristol’s Upfest 2018
“Women make a huge contribution to street art and it’s great to see them recognized."
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A Major Bank Slipped Up And Showed Why Women Rarely File Sex Discrimination Cases
Invasive depositions, like the one conducted by ANZ's lawyers, are another reason victims of discrimination often stay quiet.
Conservative Firebrand Tomi Lahren Warns Against Overturning Roe v. Wade
Fox News host Tomi Lahren’s right-wing audience isn’t happy about her pro-choice views.
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This Congressman Is Fighting To Bring Free Tampons To The Hill
It started when he wasn't permitted to use his budget to buy menstrual hygiene products for his staff.
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‘It’s Liberating’: Saudi Women Take The Wheel As Decades-Old Driving Ban Ends
The change comes even as a crackdown on women's rights activists has been sweeping the ultraconservative kingdom.
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White Women, Stop Waiting For A Sexist Dystopia To Arrive
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For immigrant women, it's already here.
Trump's Scottish Golf Resort Pays Women Significantly Less Than Men: Report
And there are four times as many male as female executives.
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Sudan Is About To Execute A Teen For Defending Herself Against Rape
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Noura Hussein killed her husband in self-defense, and her case has become a global cause.
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The Women Are Coming For Eric Schneiderman's Job
Women are running for attorney general posts all over the country.
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Eric Schneiderman And The Myth Of The Irreplaceable Male Ally
New York's former attorney general depended on powerful women to advance his career. He also allegedly abused them.
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2 Extreme Anti-Abortion Measures Take Aim At Roe v. Wade This Week
This week's legislation signals a strategic shift.
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Iowa Inching Closer To Instituting The Most Restrictive Abortion Law In The U.S.
The Iowa senate has approved a law that if approved by the state’s Republican governor, would be the most restrictive in the country.
Claire Foy Calls Report Of 'Crown' Back Pay 'Not Quite Correct' (UPDATE)
Producers for the hit Netflix show apologized after the pay gap became public information.
Everything In ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Is Rooted In Truth
The slow burn of “The Handmaid’s Tale” is so unsettling because of its real-life parallels.
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