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.
9/12/2014 Violence Against Women Act Turns 20 - Saturday will be the 20th Anniversary of the groundbreaking federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
Passed in 1994, VAWA was the first piece of federal legislation to specifically address domestic violence and sexual assault as crimes and to provide federal funding to improve local response to violence against women, including training and resources for law enforcement and judges.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday issued a proclamation commemorating the VAWA anniversary. . . .
9/12/2014 Indiana Woman Charged With Feticide For Premature Delivery - An Indiana woman has been charged with feticide after she delivered prematurely and sought hospital treatment.
Purvi Patel, 33, sought help at an emergency room for vaginal bleeding where it was discovered that she had delivered prematurely at home. . . .