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Movement is a major character in new Broadway revival<p>4:24 p.m. Today4:24 p.m. Dec. 21, 2017<p>The administration’s tax plan will eliminate the tax …

Chinese women use social media to challenge sexual assault taboo

<b>Chinese women are increasingly taking to social media to speak out against sexual harassment.</b><p>In recent weeks, there has been an upsurge in campaigning comments on popular microblog Sina Weibo, where users are encouraging victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and rape to make their voices …

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Obama on feminism and other lessons from the first United State of Women summit

There are more people fighting for gender equality than ever before. We need to harness this power while there’s still time<p>“Wow, that’s a lot of women.” Those were the first words my taxi driver uttered since we left my Washington DC hotel and embarked on our journey to the White House-convened …

A leap for women’s rights: The Texas abortion case and the end of reproductive Jim Crow laws

Radical conservatives have devised loopholes to criminalize abortions — the Supreme Court dealt them a massive blow<p>After the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments were ratified, collectively freeing the slaves and granting them full citizenship rights (the men anyway), white supremacists concocted various …

Innocent women tortured in Mexico to boost arrest figures, report says

Research finds women were illegally arrested and raped to justify war on drugs and only a handful of perpetrators in law enforcement have been prosecuted<p>Tailyn Wang was two months pregnant when federal police officers broke into her house in Mexico City, ripped off her nightgown and threw her to …

Supreme Court ruling imperils abortion laws in many states

NEW YORK (AP) — By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.<p>Many anti-abortion leaders were openly disappointed, bracing for the demise of …