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Last week we talked about boundaries. One of the skills that can help you with honoring your business boundaries is the ability to clearly say no. Saying “no” is a muscle. Like any muscle, it needs to be exercised to be strong. Saying “no” is also a gift. Yes, it’s a gift for yourself, but […]
After less than a year on the job, Dr Leanna Wen M.D. has been removed from her position of Planned Parenthood’s president. Per the statement released by Dr. Wen, the ousting occurred after disagreements between Dr. Wen and Planned Parenthood’s board o… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Yesterday, four democratic congresswomen of color held a joint press conference to address a series of racist tweets made by President Trump in which he called for the women to “go back” to the countries they came from. The four women, Representatives … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Five years after the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man whose last words were “I can’t breathe,” started a rallying cry, the Justice Department has decided that they will not bring federal charges against the New York City police officer respon… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Amazon workers across the globe are striking because of grueling production demands, unsafe working conditions, and many other issues during the company’s largest two-day sales event—from July 15 to July 16th—known as Amazon Prime Day. Amazon released … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Last Thursday afternoon, the Black Maternal Health Caucus (BMHC), composed of Congress members, such as co-founders Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Alma Adams (NC-12), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Ilhan Omar (MN-5), gathered to hear the opinions of the stak… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
On July 7, “A Letter to the President” by renowned Afghan filmmaker Roya Sadat won Best Screenplay at the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Film Festival in Sri Lanka. Afghanistan’s Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Mohammad Ashraf Haidar… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Last week, U.K. members of parliament (MPs) voted to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights in Northern Ireland via two measures that will go into effect as long as the regional government in Northern Ireland remains defunct. The Chief Executive … Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
At Afghanistan’s higher education institutions, 25% of the student body population are women, including Tehmeena Painda, one of the highest achievers of the ‘Kankor’ University entrance examination- earning her a spot at Kabul Medical University. This… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Last Friday, the 3rd U.S Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a nation-wide injunction to block the Trump administration from enforcing new rules that would allow employers to obtain exemptions from an ACA requirement that insurance must cover women’s birth… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
The Center for Reproductive Rights has vowed to take an Oklahoma abortion-ban to the state Supreme Court after an Oklahoma district judge upheld a law banning second-trimester abortion procedures last Friday. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has previously r… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
After a week of marathon talks in Doha among Afghans, the U.S. Special Envoy for Reconciliation to Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, reassured that the U.S. is not “running and cutting” from Afghanistan. Mr. Khalilzad was speaking to an audience at George… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Today, Alex Acosta formally resigned as labor secretary amid controversy stemming from a lenient plea deal he offered as US Attorney to billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who was indicted last week on charges of sex trafficking and abuse. During Acosta’s ann… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
The most recent string of reports from the border demand our attention—and our action. Earlier this month, the Homeland Security Inspector General released a scathing report detailing overcrowding and other inhumane conditions at detention centers alon… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Immigration and Customs Enforcement is scheduled to begin raids in major cities this Sunday to deport thousands of undocumented migrants, according to former and current officials of the Department of Homeland Security. This order is known as “collater… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
Last Wednesday, U.S District Judge Michael Barrett temporarily blocked an Ohio law that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, allowing clinics to continue to provide abortions. The law was slated to take effect this month, but Ju… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
This week, federal prosecutors charged Jeffrey Epstein, a billionaire financier, on sex crimes, including allegation that he ran a sex-trafficking ring that involved underage girls as young as 14. Multiple women have come forward accusing Epstein of se… Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Newswire
I was listening to the Being Boss podcast yesterday and one of the topics they covered was setting boundaries—both personal and business boundaries. It was a really interesting conversation. And I like analogies and the one that came to mind for boundaries are the very real boundaries you literally have when you own a home […]