December 14, 2015 -
A woman is facing an indictment for first-degree attempted murder after she tried to self-abort in Tennessee. The case offers a stark illustration of how restrictions on abortion can impact individuals in the United States.
November 20, 2015 -
A task force studying ways to fix the state's broken health care system takes aim at a law that criminalizes prenatal drug use.
November 17, 2015 -
The draconian law is already "causing real harm to women across the state of Texas," says one women's health advocate.
October 30, 2015 -
A shocking incident of police brutality that occurred this week in a classroom in Columbia, South Carolina has raised concerns about the treatment of female African-American students in public schools — a problem that goes far beyond this one case.
September 18, 2015 -
There's a dearth of women in state legislatures and legislative leadership positions across the South — and it can't be blamed on family roles.
August 28, 2015 -
The Moore Community House, which serves low-income women and children on Mississippi's Gulf Coast, launched a program in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to train women in construction skills. The effort is also dispelling gender bias in fields traditionally dominated by men.
August 7, 2015 -
The paucity of public and private investment in the rural South has caused outsized harm to African-American women and girls, but organizing efforts are underway to help them become leaders in building a more prosperous and just future for their communities.