by Cari Stein
When she first won a seat in the House of Representatives there were only 12 women, now there are more than 90. And, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi says she wants more. Speaker Pelosi has been in this position as top Democrat in Congress twice, and she's been minority leader, Now, she says she is staying in the House of Representatives but won't seek reelection to the leadership position ecause, she says, " it's time for the new generation to take the reigns of the house Democrats. In 2010, when Pelosi was about to leave her first tour as House Speaker, Bonnie Erbe' sat down with her to speak about her legacy. Click the title or click here:
By Jordan Owens
College students with opinions on our society and how it works, families wanting a better future for their children, and women fighting for what they believe are health rights all came out to the Women’s Wave march in hopes of making a difference.
The Women’s March organization mobilized the Washington, D.C community to support a woman’s right to have an abortion. Organizers called on attendees to vote in the upcoming midterm election for democrats and pro-choice candidates.
On average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour in 2021 by someone in their own family, two UN agencies said in a report published on Wednesday.
Tampax is facing disgusted backlash over a crude tweet — which critics have blasted as “sexualizing women.”
Although much of the media attention around this subject focuses on the scourge of sexual harassment, sexual assault and the resulting poor mental health among female service members — for important reasons — there is another healthcare gap we must address: servicewomen’s musculoskeletal, urological and gynecological health. While less discussed, they are of key importance to their personal health as well as readiness in the field and the overall effectiveness of America’s armed forces.
A record number of Black women ran for office this year for U.S. House, Senate and governor. And while some made history with their wins, Black women are still underrepresented in public office. Nadia Brown, the Director of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Georgetown University, joined Lisa Desjardins to discuss the issue.
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