Malnutrition: The Hidden Struggle of Afghan Women and Children 
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by Arezu Fayyazi
6h ago
In times of conflict, political instability, and social unrest, women and children have always been the ones who face the most dire consequences compared to the rest of the population.  It is nearly three years since the Taliban returned to power and their extremist views and restricting edicts against Afghan women has been one of […] The post Malnutrition: The Hidden Struggle of Afghan Women and Children  appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. No related posts ..read more
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Swiss women win climate change case in European Court
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by Hannah Irvine
6h ago
On April 9th, Europe’s top human rights court delivered a landmark ruling, finding that the Swiss government had failed in its duty to safeguard the human rights of its citizens against the harmful impacts of climate change. The case originated in 2016 when a group of 2,000 Swiss women, all aged over 64, initiated legal […] The post Swiss women win climate change case in European Court appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. No related posts ..read more
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Harvard Youth Poll reveals young voters’ priorities in the upcoming election
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by Jaharra Anglin Stubbs
6h ago
As the election approaches, attention remains focused on young voter engagement. On April 18, the Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics unveiled its Bi-Annual Harvard Youth Poll. From March 14th to 21st, the survey reached 2,010 young individuals aged 18 to 29. The findings shed light on key concerns among young voters, with Harvard’s Institute […] The post Harvard Youth Poll reveals young voters’ priorities in the upcoming election appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. Related posts: The Kids Are Not Alright: Mental Health and Youth Voter Turnout Rates Abortion Emerges as De ..read more
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Supreme Court Denies Appeal from Black Lives Matter Organizer
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by Gwendolyn Comai
6h ago
On April 15th, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal of Deray Mckesson, a Black Lives Matter organizer and activist who led a protest in Louisiana where a police officer was hit by a “rock-like object” and injured. While Mckesson did not throw the rock, he is being sued by the injured […] The post Supreme Court Denies Appeal from Black Lives Matter Organizer appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. Related posts: The 2024 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference mobilizes hundreds of student activists Today Dolores Huerta is 93: Learn More About her Years of Act ..read more
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Afghan Women Express “Deep Disappointment” “Dread” and “Anxiety” at the Possibility of Taliban Recognition 
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by Anselma Ellingwood
4d ago
In a country-wide women’s consultation, Afghan women have expressed “dread” and “anxiety” at the possibility of international recognition of the Taliban, now often referred to as the de facto authorities (DFA) with 67% of women saying that recognition would severely affect their lives.  The consultations and survey on the situation of women in Afghanistan convened […] The post Afghan Women Express “Deep Disappointment” “Dread” and “Anxiety” at the Possibility of Taliban Recognition  appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. No related posts ..read more
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Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to include abortion protections
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by Hannah Irvine
4d ago
The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act has now been finalized by federal regulatory authorities, ensuring that workers are entitled to receive “reasonable” accommodations in line with their conditions arising out of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. This also includes the right of a person to receive accommodations to have and recover from an abortion. This […] The post Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to include abortion protections appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. Related posts: Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘GUTS’ tour spotlights reproductive justice amidst controversy ..read more
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Supreme Court votes to uphold Idaho bill banning gender affirming healthcare for LGBTQ+ youth
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by Emma Hall
1w ago
On Monday April 16th, the Supreme Court upheld the decision to recognize an Idaho ruling banning gender-affirming care for Idaho youth. The SCOTUS ruling affirms Idaho House Bill 71, which aims to ban gender-affirming care for Idaho citizens under the age of 18 and effectively creates a punishable offense for medical professionals who provide gender-affirming […] The post Supreme Court votes to uphold Idaho bill banning gender affirming healthcare for LGBTQ+ youth appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. Related posts: The Tragic Death of Nex Benedict and the Battle for LGBTQ+ Rights i ..read more
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Georgetown Law hosts ERA conference to strategize for the future
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by Jaharra Anglin Stubbs
1w ago
Rep. Cori Bush (MO-01) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) join moderators for a discussion on the ERA. Last Friday, April 12th, Georgetown Law, in partnership with the ERA Project at Columbia Law, hosted an inspiring conference entitled, “The Present and Future of the Equal Rights Amendment,” bringing together distinguished legal scholars, members of Congress, and […] The post Georgetown Law hosts ERA conference to strategize for the future appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. Related posts: The 2024 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference mobilizes hundreds of student activist ..read more
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Republicans’ Wavering Abortion Platform
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by Hannah Irvine
1w ago
Former President Donald Trump made headlines on Monday by releasing a video on Truth Social, where he expressed his view that abortion laws should be determined by individual states.  “My view is now that we have abortion where everyone wanted it from a legal standpoint, the states will determine by vote or legislation, or perhaps […] The post Republicans’ Wavering Abortion Platform appeared first on Feminist Majority Foundation. Related posts: The 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade President Biden hosts Restore Roe rally in Virginia Abortion on the Ballot in 2024 ..read more
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