Weekly Update: Us in the U.S.

Trump mocked #MeToo, repeatedly attacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and nominated a judge to the Supreme Court who could help overturn Roe v. Wade.

In Case You Missed It: 21 Leaders for the 21st Century 2018

From Lori Sokol, PhD, Executive Director:

For all of our readers and supporters who couldn’t attend in person, here are a few of the highlights from Women’s eNews’ ’21 Leaders for the 21st Century’ 2018 Awards Gala, which took place in the evening of May 7th in New York City. From NYS Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul to disability rights activist Loreen Arbus to award-winning filmmaker Abigail Disney, supporters of equality filled the Museum of the City of New York to speak truth to power, on the heels of the ‘Beyond Suffrage Exhibit: A Century of New York Women in Politics,’ on display just one floor above. The inaugural Rita Henley Jensen Outstanding Investigative Journalist Award, in honor of our founder, was also announced and presented to its first recipient, Kimberly Seals Allers.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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#MeToo – A Public Health Epidemic

Rates of sexual assault are far higher than the rates of breast cancer diagnosis or childhood poverty, indicating that sexual harassment is a significant social issue with even broader consequences.

On International Women’s Day — The #TimeIsNow

Just as women and girls are uniting for collective global action, Women’s eNews is collaborating today, more than ever, with other similarly-minded organizations committed to our mutual goals of female empowerment.