At 11 years old Mwaka was given to her neighbor as a child bride in exchange for 2,000 kwacha—about 16 US dollars. Her father needed the money to feed their family and Mwaka was sold off without her knowledge as a child bride to a man who was 65 years old. After six months, Mwaka […]
In light of the Trump administration’s endless crusade of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies, it’s easy to feel defeated if we aren’t lawyers, Congresspeople, or activists located near the border. Although this administration makes us feel powerless, it’s important that we, as feminists, mobilize to amplify the work of the undocumented folks and immigrants who have […]
2019. It might not have the same ring to it as 2020, but that does not make it any less important. On November 5, Virginians will vote in state elections that could impact people in every other state in this country on issues ranging from women’s equality to the political makeup of our Congress to […]
In fifth grade, prior to the 2008 election, I was nearly sent to the principal’s office for calling another student a sexist when he declared, “My dad says Nancy Pelosi is bad.” How I was able to articulate sexism as a fifth grader is beyond me. I was the kind of kid who dreaded the […]
As college students, women of color, and Missouri voters, the fate of our bodies, choices, and futures is at the forefront of our minds as the Senate considers the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Crucial protections for our healthcare and our reproductive lives are at risk. Roe v. Wade, […]
See PDF Version here Chairman Chuck Grassley Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate Dear Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein, On behalf of the Feminist Majority Foundation, a national organization dedicated to women’s equality, reproductive health, and non-violence, we write […]
The celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Feminist Majority/Feminist Majority Foundation at our Women Money Power Summit and Luncheon was a major success. Over 400 guests attended our event on December 6, 2017 at the National Press Club in Washington DC. The Summit & Luncheon brought together an inspirational combination of feminist leaders, thinkers, […]
Donald Trump could not have picked an attorney general with a more egregious record than Jeff Sessions, with his failure to defend the life, liberty and pursuit of happiness of all Americans. Feminist Majority has signed onto a letter with over 200 other national civil and human rights organizations to express strong opposition against the […]
The Feminist Majority Foundation and its 42 co-sponsors honored Congresswomen Louise Slaughter with a Lifetime Achievement Award, Barbara Lee and Donna Edwards with Fearless Trailblazer Awards, and Amy Hagstrom Miller, President and Founder of Whole Women’s Health with its Courage Award at the 2015 Women Money Power Summit.
We’re rising today to ask that President Obama to support the women and girls raped in war who are unable to access necessary, comprehensive medical care – and we’re continuing the conversation with a Twitter storm at 1PM EST.