By Melody Moezzi - On Sunday, I joined more than a thousand demonstrators at Raleigh-Durham International Airport to oppose an unconstitutional executive order signed by President Donald Trump last week. The order attempts to block refugees from entering the United States for 120 days (or if they’re Syrian, indefinitely) ... [Read More]
The Ms. Foundation for Women has led the charge for women for more than forty years. Since 1973 they have fought for equity and justice for all. In response to the new U.S. administration’s efforts to limit rights and freedoms in our country, "particularly the rights of those most marginalized," they’ve created this powerful video.
“Stand with us as we fight for justice. ... [Read More]
Experts are now estimating that between 3.3 and 4.6 million people participated in the over 550 Women's Marches held in towns and cities across America on Saturday, January 21, 2017. What must be added to that already record-making number - the Women’s March is now the largest protest in United States history - are the hundreds of thousands of marchers ... [Read More]
Anchored by the Women's March on Washington, there were sister marches happening all across America and around the world on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The WYSK team was in DC, so we asked our readers to submit photos from their local marches for inclusion in a community-powered photo gallery. They came in by the hundreds and ... [Read More]
On Saturday, January 21, 2017, there are women’s marches and rallies planned in all 50 states. To inspire and mobilize in a symbolic action on behalf of the rights of women and girls, BETTY band member Alyson Palmer along with Gloria Steinem and others, have created the new initiative [email protected]
At 1:00pm Eastern Time ... [Read More]
By Lydia Solodiuk
Her name was Rabia Balkhi and she wrote her last poem in her own blood as she lay dying. She wanted to express herself, write love poetry, be a poet in medieval Persia, but her brother murdered her to preserve the family honor.
In 2013, "Daughters of Rabia," a Persian book inspired by the famed Afghan poet, flew off ... [Read More]
"In the summer of 2013, #BlackLivesMatter went viral. A movement was born. But the creators of the hashtag that galvanized millions were largely ignored."
Meet Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, the founders of #BlackLivesMatter. In this exclusive video interview with EmergingUS, these three inspiring ... [Read More]
Visual artist Maria Maria Acha-Kutscher is proud to call herself a feminist. In fact, it’s the driving force behind most of her work. In her latest project the artist has partnered with Global Fund for Women, JASS, and MADRE to illustrate 14 “DefendHers” – human rights defenders ... [Read More]