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These women are reforming Afghanistan’s government. They aren’t the only ones.

‘In the new Afghanistan, women will play an even bigger role’

A judge says Kesha defamed her former producer by claiming rape. Legal experts say the law needs updating.

The current law sides with Dr. Luke, but some argue that should change

How one of the country’s leading feminist scholars would rewrite the ERA

Catharine MacKinnon argues the amendment doesn’t go far enough to enshrine all women’s rights

Virginia ratified the Equal Rights Amendment. Here’s why it’s a big deal — and what comes next.

In recent years, the ERA regained momentum

In court cases involving domestic violence, text messages can be key — to winning or losing

A recent case study sheds light on the complicated relationship between digital communication and intimate partner violence

D.C. could be the first U.S. city to decriminalize sex work. Here are arguments from both sides of the debate.

Sex workers weigh in on what decriminalization would mean for their own lives

She spoke up about rape at her school — then got suspended for ‘bullying’

If 15-year-old Aela Mansmann does it again, she could be expelled, the principal said

Former students sue James Franco for allegedly exploiting a ‘steady stream’ of young women

Allegations about Franco’s acting school first surfaced in early 2018

The Supreme Court will review the ruling on a restrictive Louisiana abortion law

Clinic owners said the effect of the law would be to close most of the state’s abortion clinics, leaving only one doctor eligible to perform the procedure

A federal judge in Kansas was publicly reprimanded for sending sexually suggestive texts and dating a felon

Carlos Murguia has served on the bench since 1999