Women Band Together To End Sexual Harassment In NYS LegislatureLeah Hebert and Rita Pasarell both say they were sexually harassed while working for Brooklyn assemblyman Vito Lopez.
Entrepreneurs, Students Gather At U.N. For Summit On Women In BusinessAmong the crowd at the women's summit, high school students from The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, where the focus is computer science and technology.
Octavia Spencer Thanks Jessica Chastain For Standing With Her on Pay EqualityActress Octavia Spencer has fellow screen star Jessica Chastain to thank for being able to command five times more salary on the pair's most recent film project.
WATCH: Emma Watson, Megyn Kelly, Others Team Up For Female Unity In New CampaignKerry Washington, Lena Dunham, Emma Watson, Selena Gomez and Serena Williams say help from other women has been critical to their success.
Former NYC Prison To Become Hub For Women's RightsA former women's prison in downtown Manhattan will be turned into a hub for girls and women's rights in New York City.
Cuomo Sees Women's Rights Victory After Abortion Bill BattleGovernor Cuomo signed several pieces of legislation intended to strengthen laws on sexual harassment, domestic violence, sex trafficking and gender discrimination.
Nassau County Launches Local Women's Equality PartyThere’s a new political party in town on Long Island with its focus on women, WCBS 880's Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
Dispute Over Abortion Sinks Women's Rights Bills In N.Y. LegislatureA 10-part package of bills intended to protect women’s rights was derailed in the New York State Legislature Friday night, over concerns about a contentions late-term abortion proposal that was included.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Opinion: The 'War On Women' Is Sexist FictionThe whole concept of warring on women is totally sexist. The truth is that women are speaking for themselves, doing a damn good job of expressing their views quite clearly and eloquently, and they don’t need the media speaking for them – especially the male-intense media of 2012.
Opinion: Akin's Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP PlatformThe basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican's are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.