We’re super excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for a WEGO Health Activist Award in the best blog category for our women’s health advocacy. If you dig our reproductive health coverage and calls to action, please do us a… Read More ›
Stand Up for Somali Women
The news of two Somali women being arrested for reporting rape has us all fired up. In response, we have started a Thunderclap campaign to demand justice for these women: http://thndr.it/19WHDgP. Please join us by pledging your tweet and/or Facebook… Read More ›
sherights has a new Editor! Meet Lindsay Menard-Freeman, irreverent feminist, youth activist and advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights. She is currently the Advocacy & Communications Manager at a global advocacy organization working to reduce maternal mortality and… Read More ›
Intern with sherights!
CALLING ALL FEMINISTS! We are seeking an intern skilled in social media and WordPress to join our team for 3-6 months. All work can be performed virtually — perfect for someone seeking flexibility! RESPONSIBILITIES: Help manage and grow social media… Read More ›
Spotlight On: Jessica Valenti!
Jessica Valenti, author and founder of Feministing.com, is a major figure in today’s feminist movement who has become a household name, thanks in equal parts to her blogging, books and general badass-ery. She also happens to be one of my… Read More ›
Simple Steps Towards Empowerment
Last night over dinner with a good friend, I had a very telling conversation about today’s war on women and activism. From attacks on birth control to Congress’ reluctance to renew the Violence Against Women Act, there was a lot… Read More ›
On Confronting My Rapist
** Trigger warning ** I am a statistic. I represent the 1 out of 6 American women who are victims of attempted or completed rapes in their lifetimes. I am among those victims who never reported their rape(s) to the… Read More ›