Women

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Candle-lighting to demand "Justice for Jennifer in Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Gabriela)
Protests continue across the Philippines following news of the murder of Jennifer Laude, a transgender Filipina woman, allegedly at the hands of a U.S. marine in Olongapo City. Coming just months after the U.S. signed a controversial pact to boost its military presence in the Philippines, protesters say the killing is stoking deep-rooted anger...
Jon Queally, staff writer
More than a dozen clinics that provide abortions in the state of Texas should...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
With all but eight abortion providers in the state of Texas shuttered, women's...

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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.