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News Entries in womens voices

  • Texas court takes important step to protect women's rights

    A federal judge has struck down part of a Texas law restricting women's access to reproductive health care.

    On Monday a federal judge in Texas struck down parts of a restrictive Texas law—the same law that state senator Wendy Davis filibustered against for more than 11 hours in an attempt to stop its passage. But the court ruling was only one step in the right direction.

  • Detroit stands with women

    OFA-MI launches a local Stand with Women program.

    Supporters joined community leaders in Detroit's Eastern Market neighborhood to join the local fight to protect women's rights.

  • Victims of domestic violence lose aid due to shutdown

    At least 2,000 shelters rely on funds from federal programs that have been halted by the government shutdown.

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At a time when we should be focused on solutions to domestic violence, the government shutdown is hindering support for victims.

  • A more secure economic future for women

    More and more, women are becoming the main breadwinners in American households. In fact, that's currently the case in 40% of households with children. But women working full-time make an average of only 77 cents for every dollar that a male counterpart earns. Over the course of a lifetime, that’s a dramatic gap.

    It hurts our families and it hurts our communities when ...