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On International Women’s Day, Resist Trump’s Global Gag Rule Article
Four girls are seen in a town in northeast Uganda, January 2018. (Getty/Yasuyoshi Chiba)

On International Women’s Day, Resist Trump’s Global Gag Rule

Women's rights groups and supportive donor governments are resisting Trump's Global Gag Rule as its effects are being felt in the developing world.

Jamila Taylor, Jonathan Rucks

Pushing for Peace: Why Congo’s Women Need a Seat at the Table In the News

Pushing for Peace: Why Congo’s Women Need a Seat at the Table

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day this year, women in one of the most conflict-plagued corners of the world continue to push for stability and peace on behalf of their families, their communities, and their region.

Tracy Fehr

Infographic: Where Are U.S. Women in 2013? Article
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Infographic: Where Are U.S. Women in 2013?

Despite making up a majority of the population, women are still missing where it can matter most: positions of power and leadership in elected office and the private sector.

Jane Farrell

The United States Needs to Guarantee Paid Maternity Leave Article
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The United States Needs to Guarantee Paid Maternity Leave

Giving our nation’s female workers the right to paid maternity leave will not only benefit our mothers but will also benefit the nation as a whole.

Sarah Jane Glynn, Jane Farrell

The Faces of Indian Women Video

The Faces of Indian Women

This video highlights the struggles and the resilience of Indian women in a male-dominated society. Until women feel safe, until they are free to leave their homes without having to seek permission from members of their household, and until they are given respect in and out of the workplace, women cannot realize their economic potential.

Sabina Dewan, Anand Bhaskar Morla

Why Global Economies Need to Invest in Women of Color Article
Ursula Burns, chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox, talks as Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of the Ford Motor Company looks on during a panel discussion at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas, January 11, 2012. Burns is the first African American woman CEO to run a Fortune 500 company. (AP/Jack Dempsey)

Why Global Economies Need to Invest in Women of Color

Businesses owned by women of color are a substantial economic force, and as women of color are one of the fastest-growing segments in entrepreneurialism, investing in women of color is simply smart economics.

Sophia Kerby

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