Women Fight Keystone XL from North and South

Along the miles of transcontinental pipeline being built to transport oil from the tar sands of Canada, women are fighting the project. One put her body in front of a bulldozer. Another is challenging eminent domain seizure of her family’s land.

Tiny Aid Group Rescues Mothers in Haitian Village

As the latest maternal mortality statistics show, great numbers of women are still dying in childbirth and never making it to Mother’s Day. A small aid group’s work in Haiti shows how a few simple, inexpensive interventions could improve that picture.

Stakes High for Women in Social Security Battle

As the public debate intensifies over the Bush administration’s drive to privatize Social Security, women have a special stake in the outcome. Sixty percent of recipients are women and for a quarter of all women over 65, the program is their only income.