In March 2010, the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) created a database of information they gathered covering 582 cases of missing and murder native women and girls.
Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court case, sought to make abortion legal, safe, and accessible, but 41 years later attacks on reproductive health care are still going strong.
"This is outrageous and unacceptable - and also demonstrates why we need stronger federal protections for women's health."
AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Wendy Davis made it official Thursday: she is running as the Democratic candidate for Texas governor.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed an anti-woman bill on abortion that the state House had passed into law, which restricts how abortions can be carried out.
In Dallas 200 Texans attended a "Stand with Texas Women" rally and press conference in front of City Hall. The night before, some 1,100 attended a rally there.
Media consolidation and cross-ownership, where fewer big conglomerates determine the information Americans see, shuts out women and minorities.
Women of all ages, colors, national origins and class status were a critical piece of the coalition that propelled President Barack Obama into his second term.
The reason? Republicans reject extending the law's protections for women who are undocumented immigrants, Native Americans, LGBT, or students.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was wrong when he said that, as Massachusetts governor, he sought information about qualified working women for his Cabinet.