The results of the Citadel's disciplinary hearings for 11 male cadets accused of hazing will be announced on Monday, March 10, the South Carolina military college said. Three male cadets allegedly used violence and abusive treatment against Jeanie Mentavlos and Kim Messer and failed to report hazing. Eight other male cadets faces less severe charges. Two of the first four women admitted to the formerly all-male college, Messer and Mentavlos left the school in December because of the hazing and harassment.
7/2/2015 National Portrait Gallery Honors Dolores Huerta - Feminist Majority Foundation board member and lifelong feminist activist Dolores Huerta was honored by the National Portrait Gallery last night as the first Latina person to have a featured exhibition at the museum.
Huerta is an active defender of civil rights, farm workers' rights, women's rights, and immigrant rights, and has been for over five decades. . . .
7/1/2015 Women's Rights Activists are Suing the Kenyan Government for Reproductive Rights - A woman in Kenya is suing the Kenyan government for failure to provide safe and legal abortions, which caused her daughter - a 15-year-old rape victim - to suffer a kidney failure after undergoing the procedure illegally.
Currently, there are four petitioners on the case: the mother of the survivor, the Federation of Women Lawyers-Kenya, and two other women's rights advocates. . . .