Women

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday forced through one of the most severe abortion waiting periods in the country, tripling the amount of time a woman in the state must wait to terminate a pregnancy to 72 hours, leaving no exceptions for incest or rape. Governor Jay Nixon had previously vetoed the new legislation due to its exclusion of the exceptions...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A Louisiana judge on Sunday partially blocked the state’s restrictive new...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In a decision welcomed by women's health advocates, a federal judge on Friday...

Further

Waving frying pans, Moroccan women protested outside Parliament this week demanding the resignation of Islamist premier Abdelilah Benkirane after he urged women to stay home and respect the “sacred status God gave” mothers, asking, “Don’t you realize that when women went to work outside, the light went out of their homes?" After the protest came a Twitter campaign: #AnaMachiTria - I Am Not A Chandelier.