In Specter-Sestak Race NARAL Breaks With Obama

NARAL is backing Joe Sestak in today’s high-profile U.S. Senate race with Arlen Specter. Elsewhere in Pennsylvania, Lois Herr is endorsed by the National Women’s Political Caucus in her bid to unseat Joe Pitts in the U.S. House.

Smeal Adds Up Wage Gains; Ms. Looks for More

Despite the historic downturn in the economy, Ms. Magazine’s publisher sees many partial wage-related gains for women through the efforts of the federal government. The current issue of the magazine advances a complete paycheck agenda.

War Complicates U.S. Aid Efforts for Afghan Women

A U.S. effort on behalf of women in Afghanistan is gearing up, but it comes in tandem with a controversial escalation of the war that some women’s rights activists consider a greater threat. The first of two stories on the Afghanistan war and women.