National Conference for the Full Normalization of US-CUBA Relations – March 25 – Fordham Law School

Dear Friends of Cuba: We are inviting organizations and individuals to help organize an inclusive, broad conference in New York City March 25-26, 2017 focused on US-Cuban relations. The National Conference will be held at the Fordham Law School and Read More …

The Work-Family Narrative as a Social Defense: Explaining the Persistence of Gender Inequality

Why has women’s professional advancement stalled? A widely accepted explanation is that women’s family obligations conflict with long hours of jobs, hampering their advancement into senior organizational positions. The commonly championed solution has been policies offering flexible work arrangements designed Read More …

Video: Muslim Woman Abused by Crowd, Kicked Out of Donald Trump Rally Interviewed by CNN

CAIR Asks Donald Trump to Apologize to Muslim Woman Abused by Crowd, Kicked Out of Rally (WASHINGTON, D.C., 1/8/16) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today called on leading GOP Read More …

Mann Deshi Bank — the first bank & B-school for rural women: Chetna Gala Sinha at TEDxGateway 2013

An economist, farmer, and activist, Chetna Sinha works for social change in some of the poorest and most drought-stricken areas of rural India. She is the founder and the current president of the Mann Deshi Mahila Bank, a micro-enterprise development Read More …

“Women Will Die Because of This”: Planned Parenthood on Trump Signing Anti-Abortion Global Gag Rule

http://democracynow.org – Just two days after millions of people poured into the streets of Washington, D.C., and cities around the world for the historic Women’s March on Washington, President Trump has reinstated the controversial “global gag rule,” which women’s rights Read More …