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After Rittenhouse, protesters are asking: What about sex-trafficking victim Chrystul Kizer?

People have drawn comparisons between the two, but the outcome of Kizer’s case could set a precedent for other victims

Why Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban is the one heading to the Supreme Court

The high court will hear arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on Dec. 1

This secretive legal process shields serial harassers, experts say. Here’s what you should know.

At a congressional hearing this week, four women alleging sexual harassment said forced arbitration kept them silent

Marquiisha Lawrence was one of the Black trans women killed this year. Here’s how a friend honors her memory.

This Trans Day of Remembrance is particularly grim as 2021 marks the deadliest year on record for transgender people

Britney Spears is celebrating her financial independence. For women, money has long been intertwined with freedom.

After her conservatorship ended, the pop star said ‘it’s the little things,’ like owning an ATM card, that make a difference

If you’re a high-risk patient who needs an abortion, a hospital’s religious chaplain might help decide whether you can get one

Many Protestant and secular hospitals in the South impose harsh restrictions on abortion care, according to a new study

High school students across the country say their schools are mishandling reports of sexual violence. One group in N.C. is pushing back.

Protesters are alleging that North Carolina’s second-largest school district has silenced and even punished students for wanting to speak out

Big oil is making violence against Native women worse, COP26 protesters say

At a memorial in Glasgow on Tuesday, Indigenous groups shared the stories of women who have gone missing

Antiabortion activists say the Texas ban is a triumph, even if the Supreme Court strikes it down

‘The eyes of the country, the eyes of the world, are on us,’ said one director of an antiabortion group

Menopause isn’t widely talked about. This first-of-its-kind campaign wants to change that.

Posters raising awareness about menopause debuted last week in nearly 200 New York City subway stations