Women's Rights News
Scarlett Johansson on feminism, the Women's March and her new film
Scarlett Johansson made headlines when she spoke passionately at the Women's March earlier this year, and now the actress has explained why it was important for her to be there and to continue fighting for women's rights. "I think it's important to know that the Women's March was not against Donald
Nevada backs Equal Rights Amendment decades after deadline
Nevada has become the first state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment decades after the deadline to enshrine in the U.S. Constitution that women and men are equal under the law
Supreme Court nominee seeks distance from Trump administration, says attacks on federal judges 'disheartening'
Judge Neil Gorsuch sought to distance himself from the Trump administration and slam the president for his attacks against federal judges during his testimony before members of Congress on Tuesday, his second day of a Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Gorsuch said he was offended by language used
Key moments from SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing
Judge Neil Gorsuch , President Trump's nominee to be the next U.S. Supreme Court justice, testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today, answering questions about the president's travel ban, Roe v. Wade and other hot button issues. Here are some of the key takeaways from today's hearing.
Meet the 8 Sitting Supreme Court Justices
President Trump's Supreme Court justice nominee, 49-year-old Judge Neil Gorsuch, beings his confirmation hearings Monday. If confirmed, he would replace another conservative, Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away in his sleep at age 79 in February 2016. Since then, the court has had only eight
UN chief warns women globally are suffering 'new assaults'
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that women are suffering "new assaults on their safety and dignity" around the world
Women march across the US to fight for equal rights
Women across the country stayed home from work and marched in rallies today to bolster the cause for women's rights in the workplace as part of International Women's Day , a protest event that was originally organized by the Socialist Party of America in 1909 and one that has taken on a renewed
J.K. Rowling, Amy Schumer and more speak out on International Women's Day
Today is International Women's Day, a day that celebrates the ongoing movement for women's rights across the globe. While some women are wearing red or taking off work to commemorate the day, others are speaking out about why it's so important to celebrate women and keep the fight moving forward
Jane Fonda reveals past rape and sexual abuse
In a very honest interview with Net-A-Porter , Jane Fonda opens up about her past sexual assault in an effort to empower other women. Fellow Oscar-winner Brie Larson, who is also a women's rights and victims advocate, interviewed Fonda for the piece. Early on, the conversation turned to feminism
Trump pitches unity to Congress amid turbulent start to presidency
President Donald Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night, addressing a host of familiar themes from his campaign and calling for unity to address a litany of issues that he says are plaguing the country. Trump's call for an end to the "pure unadulterated