Pro-choice advocates believe that Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is likely to step down this summer–leaving the court evenly split on choice. A march on Sunday launched a campaign to pressure the Senate to reject any anti-choice nominee.
It’s time to stress what girls and boys have in common in the classroom, not what divides them, researchers say. They’re dismayed their work is cast as a battle of the sexes and call for more research on ethnic, socioeconomic and racial differences.
The first examination of the number of women in the corporate suites of media companies reveals a disturbingly familiar pattern: The powerful upper reaches of power, prestige and perquisites are still rarely reached by women.
Conservatives are gearing up to promote weddings as the remedy for poverty. Women’s advocates say marriage might not be for everyone and they argue the government should not attempt to interfere with such an intensely private decision.
For working families, equal pay for equal work would put an average of $4,000 a year back into their pocketbooks, nearly three times more than the proposed $1.3 trillion tax cut, claims the Center for Policy Alternatives.
On the eve of John Ashcroft’s expected confirmation by the Senate, some reproductive rights activists worry about the possibility that the implacable anti-abortion lawmaker would enforce an obscure law banning abortion references on the Internet.
On his first full work day–the anniversary of Roe. v. Wade that legalized abortions for U.S. women–President Bush re-imposed the global gag rule that cuts funds to international organizations if they so much as discuss abortion.
Every minute of every day, a woman somewhere in the world dies as a result of pregnancy or childbirth. Advocates say they must be free to provide legal information on family planning and reproductive rights. Will the Bush administration let them?