Women's rights

Feature stories and profiles about women's rights activism

Putting the Active in Activism

How one woman turned her passion for helping into a career in journalism and advocacy. — by Sarah Hanlon

HERstory: Waves of Feminism

Well-behaved women seldom make history. Here’s just how the women’s rights movement has evolved over the past 170 years.— by Erin Hickey

Fighting for Sexual and Reproductive Rights

One man’s fight to change the stigma surrounding Planned Parenthood. — by Danielle Zulkosky

Educating Toward a Safer Tomorrow

Elizabeth Osowiecki, education director at The Safe Center Long Island, uses her past experience with sexual assault to help teach about prevention. — by Erin Hickey