National Council of Womens' Organizations launched the Respect, Protect, Reject Campaign, and is calling on lawmakers to uphold Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and emphasize women's concerns in the talks.
The lawsuit, had it been allowed to proceed as a class action, could have involved up to 1.6 million women, with Wal-Mart facing billions of dollars in damages.
Hundreds demonstrated outside the Constitutional Court, asking it to declare that Ugandan mothers dying in childbirth represent a violation of the right to life.
Women are being thrown under the bus as states and the nation try to reduce deficits by slashing budgets.
Between last November and the end of March, Republicans proposed 916 measures in 49 state legislatures setting curbs on reproductive rights and health access. So much for "Jobs, jobs, jobs."
Actor Jeff Bridges was among those who eulogized actress Betty Garrett in an April 6 memorial service attended by hundreds of entertainment community members.
Students at the University of Southern Mississippi were assailed with graphic images last Monday by a pro-life group that styles itself "Missionaries for the Pre-Born."
Women's rights advocates gathered for a Stand with the Women of Wal-Mart rally outside the Supreme Court this morning, as the court heard arguments in what could be the largest class-action civil rights suit in U.S. history.
Having been raised in Maine, son of a lineman and a mother and stepmother who were state workers, I am infuriated that the Republican governor there has ordered the removal of mural that depicts the role of Maine working people.
Chicago-area residents celebrated the one year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act by President Obama, March 23, with stories of how the law helped them obtain affordable and quality health care.