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What “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act” Would Mean to Women

May 29, 2012

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Huffington Post, May 29, 2012 by Miriam Yeung On Wednesday, May 30, the United States House of Representatives will consider the “Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act.” Known as “PRENDA,” the latest version of the bill (there have been at least three) would ban abortions performed on the basis of sex. If this bill becomes law, a doctor […]

Wage Equality: Is Money ‘More Important for Men’ in the U.S.?

April 11, 2012

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Huffington Post, April 11, 2012 by Soraya Chemaly According to the World Economic Forum’s 2011 Global Gender Gap Study, the U.S. ranks 68th in an evaluation of wage equality between men and women among 135 countries that represent 90% of the world’s population. Is it “arguable” that earning a living is more important for men […]

The GOP War On Women Demands A New Women’s Rights Agenda for America

March 19, 2012

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The New Civil Rights Movement, March 19, 2012 by Tanya Domi “Feminism” with a capital “F” is making a roaring comeback, thanks to the Republican War On Women: misogyny on steroids. It’s time we demand a new women’s rights agenda. As a young girl growing up in basketball-crazed Indiana, I used to go to bed […]