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The Supreme Price Focuses on Empowering Girls in Nigeria
Joanna Lipper's "The Supreme Price" provides a historical and social context for Nigeria's Pro-Demo...


This Day in Black History: May 29, 1851
Abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth delivered her “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech at...


Girl Power: Organizations Launch Offense Against Threats to Women’s Rights
Women's groups form coalition to use the power of the vote to protect threats against women's right...


Commentary: Why Are Black Abortion Rates So High?
Why are Black abortion rates so high? Black teens are four times more likely to terminate their pre...


Commentary: Why the Transgender Day of Remembrance Matters to Black People
The African-American transgender community disproportionately faces violence and homicide....


Commentary: Marissa Alexander and Gun Rights
Why "Stand Your Ground" laws don't apply to women....


Get Ready for a Voting Rights Revolution
Voting rights activists call for a movement to fight disenfranchisement while states ready to imple...


Are Human Rights Violations Behind the AIDS Epidemic in the South?
Denying people access can increase their risk for HIV....


5 Women Charged Under Senegal's Anti-Gay Law
A prosecutor in Senegal says five women have been charged under the country's anti-gay law that imp...


As Gender Equity Rises, Ugandan Women Seek Divorce
Uganda is seeing a rise in the number of women seeking divorce, in part because of a more equal leg...


This Day in Black History: March 24, 1912
Civil rights activist Dorothy Height was born in Richmond, Virginia, on March 24, 1912....


Women and Minorities Are Punished for Helping Each Other at Work, Study Finds
Women and minorities in corporate leadership positions who encourage diversity are more likely to r...


Anita Hill on Race, Sexual Harassment and Her New Documentary
The civil rights icon shares her journey in ANITA....


Black Presidents Tout Women's Rights
Africa's female leaders are fighting entrenched cultural and religious ideas about family planning....


Commentary: President Obama Supports Women's Rights to Choose
In a post on 90 Days, 90 Reasons, Jamaica Kincaid says that President Obama's support of women's ri...


Beyoncé, Kerry Washington and Other Women Celebs Team Up for Obama
Women for Obama discuss how he has championed for their rights....


King Memorial Event Celebrates the Women of the Civil Rights Movement
People easily forget the contributions women made to the civil rights movement, but their hard work...


Proposed Rules on Funding for Abortion Could Chip Away at Women's Rights
New bill raises questions about the current definition of rape....


Commentary: Say What?! Why Mitt Romney Is Wrong About Planned Parenthood
Given that African-Americans have disproportionately higher rates of many preventable conditions, i...


Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights
Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights...

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