Shirtwaist Fire Leaves Work Hazards Smoldering

A notorious fire that killed New York City female garment workers 100 years ago is good reason to remember another group of predominantly female workers–nurses–who would benefit from New York lawmakers’ passage of a safety bill this spring.

Strip Clubs Outpace Laws in Kenya

Strip clubs are on the rise in Kenya, a popular tourist destination. High wages for strippers and tourist interest are fueling the growth of the industry that evades the nation’s laws.

Rape Victims’ Privacy is Matter of Law, Not Shame

Rape victims’ right to anonymity has surfaced in the case of Julian Assange, with two leading exponents of women’s rights taking different sides. Wendy Murphy says both arguments miss the main point: protecting a rape victim’s constitutional right to privacy.