Topic: Women's rights

  • One year later and twice as pissed off

    Anger and discontent surged beyond what lead organizers intended at the massive Women's Marches marking one year since Trump's inauguration.

  • Finding our voices in defense of clinics

    Dozens of pro-choice activists turned out to defend a Seattle clinic, despite the attempts of Planned Parenthood to discourage them.

  • What we learned when women said #MeToo

    Three Socialist Worker contributors take stock of what #MeToo has accomplished in the last several months--and where it could go from here.

  • #MeToo sacude a Washington

    La renuncia de seis miembros del Congreso, luego de ser acusados de agresión sexual, puede ser sólo el comienzo, así como la atención se centra en Trump.

  • #MeToo shakes the Washington elite

    The resignations of six members of Congress over sexual assault allegations could be the tip of iceberg, with new attention turning to Donald Trump.

  • Where the abusers make the rules

    The #MeToo moment has come to Capitol Hill--revealing a system that protects the harassers and abusers, and silences women who report them.

  • Hearing all the voices of the #MeToo moment

    The #MeToo campaign struck a profound chord because of the pervasive reality of sexual violence in people's everyday lives.

  • Exposing the right's fake clinic in Madison

    Supporters of reproductive rights mobilized outside a Madison-area "crisis pregnancy center" that poses as an abortion provider.

  • The sexist reality we know far too well

    As women in Hollywood bravely speak out against sexual harassment and abuse, Latina farmworkers are standing with them.

  • New York's slimiest

    Two NYPD officers are facing charges of raping a handcuffed young woman, who has boldly defied their attempts to shame her.

  • The power of #MeToo

    The confidence that women feel because of #MeToo to speak out against sexual abuse and assault can only strengthen the struggle against all injustice.

  • Speaking truth in a world that silences women

    Critics say that #MeToo does nothing to stop sexual abuse by itself, but speaking out is critical in a world where sexism isn't taken seriously.

  • Putting the bigots in their place

    Pro-choice supporters organized a clinic defense in Poughkeepsie, New York--and turned the tables on the anti-abortion bigots.

  • Who controls Jane Doe's body?

    Government officials engaged in a grotesque attempt to thwart a young undocumented woman’s decision to have an abortion.

  • We are defending our clinics

    Abortion rights activists in New York City and Chicago mobilized to defend women's clinics against the antis' "40 Days for Life."

  • The silence is broken

    Revelations of widespread sexual assault in Hollywood have prompted millions of women to share their own stories--and to demand change.

  • PSU stands up to the anti-choice bigots

    Students, faculty and staff stood together against a grotesque exhibit that compared abortions to the Holocaust and lynchings.

  • Trump chips away at birth control access

    The Trump administration issued two rules that allow employers to drop birth control coverage from employee health plans.

  • Seattle challenges the "40 Days"

    Seattle pro-choice activists kicked off their protests against the "40 Days for Life" by vastly outnumbering the anti-abortion side.

  • Forty ways to oppose "40 Days for Life"

    A reproductive rights organization provides a day-by-day counter for the 40 days of bigotry by anti-abortion fanatics at women's clinics across the U.S.

  • The right is storming women's clinics

    Anti-abortion fanatics busted into clinics in three cities this weekend to threaten patients and staff--marking a new escalation in the right wing's offensive.

  • The prejudices of a moral panic against women

    Poor women already face obstacles raising their children, but they're being put under greater scrutiny, especially over drug use.

  • DeVos is turning back the clock on survivors

    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan to roll back Title IX protections is the latest in a series of insults to sexual assault survivors.

  • Resisting the backlash against women

    As supporters of women's rights face attacks under a Trump presidency, there are lessons to be learned from the right-wing backlash of the 1980s.

  • Losing the battle and the war

    The Democratic Party has continuously ceded ground on abortion rights. The left needs to take a different approach.