Women

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
For the second time this year, Senate Republican have blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act from moving forward. In a procedural vote on Monday, the Act, which would help women achieve protections from gender-based wage discrimination, failed to earn the 60 votes needed. Joining all the Republicans in issuing a "no" vote was Senator Angus King (I-...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Missouri lawmakers on Wednesday forced through one of the most severe abortion...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A Louisiana judge on Sunday partially blocked the state’s restrictive new...

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.