White women have historically voted for their party, but that trend seems to be shifting. Following the 2018 midterm elections, we’re seeing a change for the first time.
Women in Maine Fight for the Future of the Supreme Court
An “explosion of grassroots energy” has taken hold in Maine since President Donald Trump took office. Now women lead the fight against his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
How An Indian Woman’s Death Propelled Abortion Rights in Ireland
Savita Halappanavar died due to restrictive abortion laws, but her tragedy propelled a landslide victory for women’s rights in Ireland.
New U.N. Report on Gender Equality: Turning Promises into Action
“It’s not about one goal, it’s about all goals,” said UN Women Executive Director Mlambo-Ngcuka who started her speech at a press conference on February 14 by sharing the concept of intersectionality featured in the latest report.
How Parental Leave Policies Can Change the World
The hot topics of parental leave and gender equality in the workforce ignited thoughtful discussions and new solutions at a recent United Nations seminar.
Let’s Get More Women in Innovation and Technology—Here’s How
UN Women and representatives from major companies came together for the Global Innovation Coalition for Change to devise solutions to empower girls in technology and innovation.
How The Handmaid’s Tale is Inspiring Feminist Resistance
Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tail” is jumping off the page (and screen) as women take to the streets to protest anti-feminist laws.
What Will It Take to Get Women on Equal Economic Footing With Men?
If women played an identical role to men in the labor market, they would add 28 trillion dollars to the global economy by 2025. Poverty rates would fall, more children would be healthier and in school, and the world would be more politically stable.
The Invisible Wounds Afflicting Syria’s Children
For six years now, children in Syria have been living with the constant fear of being killed and, according to a report released today by Save The Children, the psychological toll has sparked a growing mental health crisis.
How Can We Make Trump Hear Our Roar?
Last Saturday, millions of Americans and people from around the world marched in protest of Trump and all that he represents on a global scale.
New UN Appointments Signal Big Move Towards Gender Parity
Under new leadership, the United Nations is finally taking measures to redress its long recognized failure to promote women’s leadership of the institution.
Everything You Need to Know About the Women’s March on Washington
Jan 21, 2017: Attending the Women’s March on Washington? Here’s what you need to know before getting to D.C.
Revenge 2.0: The Rise of Nonconsensual Porn
The internet is a vast resource, one that can enlighten and educate us. But for victims of nonconsensual pornography, it can be a murky pool, in which lurk painful reminders of a violation that only takes a Google search to uncover.
8 Reasons Why Mike Pence is a Nightmare for Women’s Reproductive Rights
It goes without saying that A Women’s Thing loathes Mike Pence and the woman-hating, LGBTQ-discriminating career he’s built for himself.