Eleanor Smeal to Chat With Leadership Alliances and Choices Activists Online
Tuesday Dec 4th, 8pm EST, 5pm (PST) “Reproductive Choice, Abortion Bans, and Clinic Violence: Connecting Domestic and International Terrorism” with Eleanor Smeal in our Choices Online Chatroom!
For the first time this year, Eleanor Smeal, President of the Feminist Majority Foundation and renowned feminist leader, will speak to students about the efforts to erode women’s rights in the US and in Afghanistan by the right-wing movement and domestic and international terrorist networks. Join us online and read more about Eleanor Smeal.
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. . . .