Topic: Women's rights

  • Taking on the Google-bro's sexism in Portland

    Portland State activists are preparing to protest James Damore and his sexist ideas about women in the tech industry.

  • This church harasses women

    New York City pro-choice activists rallied outside a church whose members badger women entering a nearby abortion clinic.

  • Rebuilding our fight for choice

    A small but spirited protest of an anti-choice march showed the potential for rebuilding the fight for abortion rights in the Bay Area.

  • How we make more of a march

    With the recent Women's Marches and beyond, it's up to socialists to be savvy about how we raise our demands.

  • Can #MeToo lead to a new "normal"?

    A woman's account of a date with actor Aziz Ansari has opened up a discussion about how sexism plays out in our intimate, everyday experiences.

  • In defense of the Women's Marches

    When millions of people march for women's rights and against Trump, the left can't afford to have a dismissive attitude.

  • A force to be reckoned with

    SW contributors from four cities give a view from the streets of the Women's Marches and the issues that inspired participants.

  • Marching for our right to decide

    Hundreds turned out to defend reproductive freedom, in a counterprotest against anti-choice forces in Chicago.

  • One year later and twice as pissed off

    Anger and discontent surged beyond what lead organizers intended at the massive Women's Marches marking one year since Trump's inauguration.

  • Finding our voices in defense of clinics

    Dozens of pro-choice activists turned out to defend a Seattle clinic, despite the attempts of Planned Parenthood to discourage them.

  • What we learned when women said #MeToo

    Three Socialist Worker contributors take stock of what #MeToo has accomplished in the last several months--and where it could go from here.

  • #MeToo sacude a Washington

    La renuncia de seis miembros del Congreso, luego de ser acusados de agresión sexual, puede ser sólo el comienzo, así como la atención se centra en Trump.

  • #MeToo shakes the Washington elite

    The resignations of six members of Congress over sexual assault allegations could be the tip of iceberg, with new attention turning to Donald Trump.

  • Where the abusers make the rules

    The #MeToo moment has come to Capitol Hill--revealing a system that protects the harassers and abusers, and silences women who report them.

  • Hearing all the voices of the #MeToo moment

    The #MeToo campaign struck a profound chord because of the pervasive reality of sexual violence in people's everyday lives.

  • Exposing the right's fake clinic in Madison

    Supporters of reproductive rights mobilized outside a Madison-area "crisis pregnancy center" that poses as an abortion provider.

  • The sexist reality we know far too well

    As women in Hollywood bravely speak out against sexual harassment and abuse, Latina farmworkers are standing with them.

  • New York's slimiest

    Two NYPD officers are facing charges of raping a handcuffed young woman, who has boldly defied their attempts to shame her.

  • The power of #MeToo

    The confidence that women feel because of #MeToo to speak out against sexual abuse and assault can only strengthen the struggle against all injustice.

  • Speaking truth in a world that silences women

    Critics say that #MeToo does nothing to stop sexual abuse by itself, but speaking out is critical in a world where sexism isn't taken seriously.

  • Putting the bigots in their place

    Pro-choice supporters organized a clinic defense in Poughkeepsie, New York--and turned the tables on the anti-abortion bigots.

  • Who controls Jane Doe's body?

    Government officials engaged in a grotesque attempt to thwart a young undocumented woman’s decision to have an abortion.

  • We are defending our clinics

    Abortion rights activists in New York City and Chicago mobilized to defend women's clinics against the antis' "40 Days for Life."

  • The silence is broken

    Revelations of widespread sexual assault in Hollywood have prompted millions of women to share their own stories--and to demand change.

  • PSU stands up to the anti-choice bigots

    Students, faculty and staff stood together against a grotesque exhibit that compared abortions to the Holocaust and lynchings.