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Merriam Webster has chosen “Feminism” as its Word of the Year, due to the significant increase in searches for feminism’ s definition in 2017, the year of the Women’s March and the #MeToo movement.<div>
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“Feminism” is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year

Merriam Webster has chosen “Feminism” as its Word of the Year, due to the significant increase in searches for feminism’ s definition in 2017, the year of the Women’s March and the #MeToo movement. Related posts:New Bill Addresses Rampant Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hill Read more at: Feminist Newswire – Feminist Majority Foundation Blog

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The survey reveals that although people in Afghanistan are more hesitant about their future and security than previous years, there are still some signs of hope and improvement in everyday life.<div>
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2017 Survey of Afghan People Shows Signs of Progress

The survey reveals that although people in Afghanistan are more hesitant about their future and security than previous years, there are still some signs of hope and improvement in everyday life. Related posts:Success of Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Inspires More Girls to Join Robotics Program Writer and Afghan Scholar Nancy Hatch Dupree dies at 89 […]

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Last Sunday, students at Kabul University became the first in Afghanistan to graduate from a Master’s Degree Women’s and Gender Studies program. This two-year graduate program, introduced in October 2015, is the first of its kind in all of Afghanistan.<div>
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First Afghan Women’s Studies M.A. Students Graduate

Last Sunday, students at Kabul University became the first in Afghanistan to graduate from a Master’s Degree Women’s and Gender Studies program. This two-year graduate program, introduced in October 2015, is the first of its kind in all of Afghanistan. Related posts:President Announces Continuation of Mission in Afghanistan Success of Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Inspires […]

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This week, the Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) announced that they will be opening two new clinics, one in Charlottesville, Virginia and the other in South Bend, Indiana. While there was resistance from anti-abortion protesters, this announcement was met with resounding support from a number of women’s health advocates.<div>
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Whole Woman’s Health Alliance Announces the Opening of Two New Clinics

This week, the Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) announced that they will be opening two new clinics, one in Charlottesville, Virginia and the other in South Bend, Indiana. While there was resistance from anti-abortion protesters, this announcement was met with resounding support from a number of women’s health advocates. Related posts:Wins for Abortion Access in […]

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On Friday morning, a federal appeals court in Washington DC ordered the Trump administration to find a sponsor for a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant in federal custody so that she can access an abortion without government facilitation. For weeks, the Trump administration has been desperately trying to obstruct her judicially approved abortion.<div>
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Trump Administration Blocking Unaccompanied Minors from Accessing Abortion

On Friday morning, a federal appeals court in Washington DC ordered the Trump administration to find a sponsor for a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant in federal custody so that she can access an abortion without government facilitation. For weeks, the Trump administration has been desperately trying to obstruct her judicially approved abortion. Related posts:Texas’s Dangerous […]

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Just one day after abortion rights advocates gathered in Poland to oppose changes to the country’s laws, police raided the offices of at least two women’s rights organizations in four cities.<div>
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Polish Police Raid Women’s Rights Organizations Following Protest on Abortion Rights

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On Saturday, white supremacist leader Richard Spencer held another torch lit rally in Charlottesville, Virginia where neo-Nazis and white supremacists held the “Unite the Right” rally that turned deadly in August.<div>
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White Supremacists Hold Another Hate Filled Rally in Charlottesville, VA

On Saturday, white supremacist leader Richard Spencer held another torch lit rally in Charlottesville, Virginia where neo-Nazis and white supremacists held the “Unite the Right” rally that turned deadly in August. Related posts:President Trump Disappoints the Country, Comparing Neo-Nazis to Those Who Oppose Them White Supremacists Hold Hate-Filled Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Hearing Begins in […]

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