Women's Rights News
UK Regulator Cracks Down on Gender Stereotypes in New Campaign
The United Kingdom’s advertising regulator has already banned certain ads that portray “unhealthily thin” body images and oversexualize models, and now it may add gender stereotyping to its crackdown list. The Advertising Standards Authority announced today that it plans to investigate gender
Hillary Clinton Celebrates PA Primary Win in Philadelphia
The Democratic candidate hopes to return to Philadelphia for the convention in July as the party's nominee.
Md. Congressional Primary Features Largest Self-Funder Ever
A Maryland congressional primary is a record-breaker for the amount of money a candidate has spent on his campaign, as wine superstore owner David Trone uncorks more than $12 million of his fortune in a crowded Democratic primary
Rights Complaint Filed After Philippine Candidate's Remark
Women's groups filed a human rights complaint against the front-runner in the Philippine presidential race for his remark about wanting to rape an Australian woman killed in a prison hostage crisis
Trans Teen's Lawsuit Against School Can Go Forward, Appeals Court Rules
A federal appeals court in Virginia ruled that a trans teen who had filed a lawsuit against his Virginia high school after being denied access to the boys' bathroom can proceed with his case. A three-judge panel for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered a district court to reevaluate a
Utah Governor Signs Legislation Calling Porn a 'Public Health Crisis'
Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed a resolution today that declares porn is an "epidemic" that is creating a "public health crisis" in the state. The resolution , which is reportedly the first in the nation to declare pornography a public health crisis, addresses a broad range of issues that
Utah Leaders Call Pornography a Plague Damaging Young Minds
Utah political leaders and anti-pornography activists say children's minds are being corrupted in a world where graphic sexual images are one click away
The Note: About That Brawl in Brooklyn
NOTABLES --MOMENTS THAT MATTERED AT THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders met Thursday night in Brooklyn ahead of the state’s primary on April 19 for their ninth presidential primary debate, hosted by CNN, and the exchanges between the two Democratic candidates got fiery.
Thursday's Democratic Debate Was the Ninth Without Any Questions on Women's Rights
Even thought the Democrats have now met on nine different debate stages, Hillary Clinton noted tonight that they have never been asked about women's rights. The topic actually didn't even come up in a question tonight. It was only mentioned by Clinton, and then by Sen. Bernie Sanders , after
Bernie Sanders to Visit Vatican Next Week for Conference
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will visit the Vatican next week to attend a conference on social issues, his campaign announced today. The Vermont senator will give a speech at the conference, hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, on Friday, April 15, and will