The Rio Olympics were a display of U.S. women's progress, but in too many communities and school systems, girls and young women of color still have less opportunity to play sports. The post Rio Showed Us Where Title IX Has Succeeded—But Equality in Sports Still Has Far to Go appeared first on Rewire.
Clinton’s agenda includes an effort to bolster "public awareness and take action to address maternal depression, infant mental health, and trauma and stress in the lives of young children.” The post Clinton Calls for Mental Health Workers to Be Trained in ‘Cultural Competency’ appeared first on Rewire.
Friday’s ruling applies only to the transgender students who sued to block the Republican-backed measure mandating people use public restrooms that comport with their biological sex rather than their gender identity. The post North Carolina’s Anti-Transgender ‘Bathroom Bill’ Shows Cracks in Legal Footing appeared first on Rewire.
Among its other protections, Section 1557 expressly prohibits anti-transgender discrimination and refusals to provide reproductive health care. That means it has the potential to significantly advance gender equity in the delivery of health-care services. The post Here Comes the Next Big Civil Rights Fight in Health Care appeared first on Rewire.
The former secretary of state called for greater investment in public health related infrastructure, including improving the capacity of public health departments, and ensuring that resources are provided to state and local governments...Show More Summary
With students returning to campus and football season kicking off this week, investigative journalist Jessica Luther’s book Unsportsmanlike Conduct: College Football and the Politics of Rape, is arriving at a pivotal moment. The post Jessica Luther Offers NCAA a New Playbook for ‘Unsportsmanlike Conduct’ in Debut Book appeared first on Rewire.
Guards at Pennsylvania’s Berks County Residential Center told asylum seekers that if they got “too weak” during the hunger strike, their children would have to be taken away from them. The post Asylum Seekers’ Hunger Strike Ends After ICE Threats appeared first on Rewire.
ICE has not stated publicly whether the arrests of teens under Operation Border Guardian will continue, but there is anecdotal evidence suggesting the operation has caused considerable damage in the communities of those placed into detention,...Show More Summary
In July, Bresha Meadows, then 14, had been arrested for allegedly shooting her father with his own gun as he slept—the same gun he had often brandished, she said, to keep his own family in line. The post What Bresha Meadows, Arrested for Shooting Her Father After Reported Abuse, Faces Next appeared first on Rewire.
Although the Zika virus can be sexually transmitted, Republicans have sought contraception restrictions that Democrats have charged could disproportionately impact women in Puerto Rico. The post Contraception Access ‘Isn’t Really An Issue,’ Says McConnell Spokesperson appeared first on Rewire.
The Kentucky Supreme Court opinion said the EMW Women’s Clinic in Lexington can't reopen because it lacks the required state licensing to operate as a full-time abortion clinic, according to reports. The post Kentucky Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Reopen Abortion Clinic appeared first on Rewire.
“Lawmakers should recognize that Arizona women deserve high-quality medical care—not political ideology masquerading as medicine," said Andrew Beck, staff attorney at the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project. The post Abortion Reversal ‘Quackery’ Gets the Boot in Arizona appeared first on Rewire.
"I've never even heard the term," Trump replied when Bill O'Reilly asked about "detention centers." Trump's book, however, used the term "immigrant detention facilities." The post Trump Has ‘Never’ Heard of Immigrant Detention Centers That He Mentioned in 2011 Book appeared first on Rewire.
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In a letter to the State of Ohio Medical Board, representatives from nine groups shared comments made by Gonidakis and said he lacked the objectivity required to remain a member of the medical board. The letter’s undersigned said the...Show More Summary
There’s no voter fraud crisis. Not a single investigation has turned up any evidence of such a thing. But that hasn’t stopped Donald Trump from hyperventilating about it or ranting about his plans to stop that from happening. The post Trump’s Plan to Stop Voter Fraud May Violate a Decades-Old Settlement Agreement appeared first on Rewire.
Missouri state Rep. Stacey Newman (D) said the Missouri General Assembly's "witch hunt hearings" were "closely modeled" on those in the U.S. Congress. Specifically, she drew parallels between Republicans' special investigative bodies—the U.S. Show More Summary
In 2013, investigators charged Patel with both feticide and felony neglect of a dependent, based on the theory that Patel had self-induced an abortion and delivered a live infant, which then almost immediately died post-delivery. The post Purvi Patel Could Be Released From Jail by September appeared first on Rewire.
Today, women are able to access emergency contraception, a safe, second-chance option for preventing unintended pregnancy in a timely manner without a prescription. Clinton helped make this happen, and I can tell the story from having watched it unfold. The post Hillary Clinton Played a Critical Role in Making Emergency Contraception More Accessible appeared first on Rewire.
If the Obama administration wants to appear compassionate toward people who are undocumented, why is it arresting and indefinitely detaining over 300 youth who came here as minors to escape a humanitarian crisis? Learn about the program...Show More Summary