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On International Women’s Day, Remembering Domestic Violence Is a Stumbling Block to Women's Equality

On International Women’s Day, Remembering Domestic Violence Is a Stumbling Block to Women's Equality

By Anne Morrison, Women's Rights Project at 3:47pm

It's time that the United States take charge in advancing women's rights by eliminating violence against women.

A Step Forward in the Fight Against AIDS

By Anne Morrison, Women's Rights Project at 3:39pm

Yesterday, organizations combating HIV/AIDS received support to continue and strengthen their work with one of the populations most vulnerable to infection. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the "anti-prostitution pledge," a…

Behind Bars, a Right to Homework

Behind Bars, a Right to Homework

By Anne Morrison, Women's Rights Project at 5:25pm

Every year for International Women's Day, the United Nations designates an ongoing women's issue as a theme. This year's was " Equal Access to Education, Training and Science and Technology: Pathway to Decent Work for Women." In his…

Women's Rights: Where We've Been and Where We're Going

Women's Rights: Where We've Been and Where We're Going

By Anne Morrison, Women's Rights Project & Lenora M. Lapidus, Women's Rights Project at 3:39pm

Today, March 8, marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day (IWD), a day that honors the achievements women have made, while noting the obstacles we must still overcome. Women have made great strides toward equality since 1911, but…

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