Category: Advocates for Women

Advocates for Women Statement on Roe v Wade

The Supreme Court has just walked back the rights of over half the people in our country and now women’s bodily autonomy is controlled by politicians. Women will now have to compromise their health, undergo great financial stress, live months if not years with the … read more.

Supreme ─ but No Longer Esteemed ─ Court

For the first time in its history the Supreme Court is poised to eliminate an existing constitutional right. The court is reducing women’s autonomy as humans entitled to control their own lives. The court is subjugating a class of people to be controlled by legislators … read more.

Abortion is a Human Right

“Under international human rights law, everyone has a right to life, a right to health, and a right to be free from violence, discrimination, and torture or cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. Access to safe abortion is a human right.

“In many circumstances, those who have … read more.

Ukrainians and Midwives of Color

Ukrainian refugees and people of color are being helped by your gifts to the Social Justice Pledge funds. Thank you!  Advocates for Women sent their portion of pledge funds out into the world to help make this country and international community better places.  At our … read more.

Lobby Room Wraps up with Victories

Post-Session Wrap

The Lobby Room wrapped up in early March after logging 796 contacts with our state legislators! Many thanks to all who participated. We had some notable successes including: enhancing abortion access, allocating funds for launching a Medicaid-like program for immigrants, and improving the working family … read more.

“On Juneteenth” Book Discussion

Please join Advocates for Women in reading “On Juneteenth” by Annette Gordon-Reed, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. The author, a Harvard professor and a Texas native, gives a personal and historic account of our country’s road to making Juneteenth a national holiday. You can learn … read more.

Women and Climate Change: Victims and Activists

Climate Change is human-driven but not created equally among Nations. Nor does it affect people equitably: the effects are most felt by those nations that participated least in the consumerism and addiction to fossil fuels that has driven Climate Change. Across the world, women and … read more.

The Three Mothers – book discussion

The Three Mothers  by Anna Malaika Tubbs honors three women who helped shape their sons, each of which became a historically important black man in our country: Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin. The mothers and their influences have been overlooked in … read more.