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In Canada alone, one in five of us will experience mental health difficulties this year: looking after our minds is as important ...
Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials: January is Mental Wellness Awareness Month, and that means ...
In the past few decades, the use of prescription antidepressants has gone up an alarming 400%. While this isn’t likely news ...
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Guest post submission by Jayna Nickert, MFT on behalf of Focus Essentials: Now that winter is here and the holidays are ...
In the midst of the real world gender-pay-gap battle, Hasbro is releasing a new version of Monopoly where women are celebrated for our achievements and paid more than men. Beyond shifting the gender-pay-gap, the original game’s famous properties have b… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Something that’s come up in a few conversations over the last couple of weeks is the question “How do I make sure the important stuff in my business gets done?” And this question isn’t coming from new business owners. The ladies who are asking have run their profitable business for at least a couple years […]
A woman in Iran who was sentenced to six months in prison for disguising herself as a man to enter a soccer stadium, where women are barred, died this week from severe burns after setting herself on fire outside of the courthouse. The 29 year old, Saha… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Lyft has announced changes to its safety policies following a lawsuit filed by 14 women saying the company didn’t do enough to protect them from sexual assault by drivers or to support them through the process of reporting. The lawsuit against Lyft all… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Following a thread of Supreme Court decisions that protected business owners’ rights to discriminate on the basis of gender and sexual orientation, on August 15th, 2019 the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) — a branch of the U.S. D… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
An eight-and-a-half month pregnant migrant woman travelling from El Salvador was stopped by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol after crossing the Rio Grande, and while the anonymous woman began experiencing labor contractions U.S. border agents took her to… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
On Sunday, September 8th, hundreds of citizens took to the streets of Mexico City to participate in a silent march to end the ever-present violence against women in Mexico. Forty percent of Mexican women experience sexual violence in their lifetime, ac… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Two weeks after guards at Lowell Correctional Institution — the largest women’s prison in Florida and the second largest in the nation — brutally beat a woman with mental and physical disabilities, former inmates from the women’s prison protested the i… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Originating in Mexico City, the “revolución diamantina”, or the “glitter revolution”, is a new movement started by Mexican women to protest institutionalized sexual violence perpetrated by Mexican polices forces. The movement began in response to an in… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Adele Lim, an experienced television writer who was celebrated for bringing authenticity to the screen adaptation of Singaporean author Kevin Kwan’s book last year, said in a Hollywood Reporter story Wednesday that she was offered significantly less th… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Yesterday, ten of the Democratic presidential candidates vowed to take unparalleled action on climate change in the first prime-time televised forum dedicated to the issue in a presidential race, promising to undo the current administration’s environme… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
A new report released on Wednesday by the National Women’s Law Center found that the racial breakdown of the student body in D.C. schools directly correlates with the strictness in dress code policy and that D.C. charter schools have twice the number o… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Chanel Miller, the victim of rapist Brock Turner who has remained anonymous until now, is releasing a memoir detailing the infamous trial and her life since the assault. Miller is releasing her memoir Know My Name on September 24. She speaks out about … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Students rallied on Tuesday in Sacramento to support the passage of SB 24, or the College Student Right to Access Act, a bill that would require public universities to offer nonsurgical abortions at all student health centers. Last Friday the state Ass… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
The French government has taken measures to address the increase in domestic violence related deaths that have occurred in France since the beginning of the year, including a series of conferences to address the prevention of femicide, specific prosecu… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
These parenting books emphasize emotional intelligence, empathy and respect for others. Read more at: Good News
This week the Trump administration ended deferrals of deportation for immigrants with severe medical conditions, giving them only 33 days before they must leave the country and lose access to live saving treatment that they cannot receive in their home… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Rep. Elijah Cummings sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security yesterday expressing his alarm at DHS’s decision to block the House Oversight Committee from visiting 11 detention centers after previous visits revealed serious problems with the tr… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire