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Feb 27, 2013, 10:08 ET

Ms. Foundation for Women Releases Video Parody Calling Out 22 Senators Who Voted Against Violence Against Women Act

Fake Taylor Swift Targets Marco Rubio Impersonator, Using Humor to Bring Attention to Serious Issue  The Ms. Foundation for Women today...

Jan 15, 2013, 15:15 ET

Media Availability: 40 Years After Roe v. Wade

Women of Color Gain Electoral Influence, Lose Access to Health Care  The Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman is...

Dec 19, 2012, 15:16 ET

Servicewomen to Receive Equal Health Care Access Under Defense Bill, Ending Discrimination Against Rape, Incest Victims

A bipartisan congressional conference committee agreed to include Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's (D-N.H.) amendment to the National Defense Authorization...

Oct 05, 2012, 16:41 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman On Study Finding Free Birth Control Cuts Abortion Rate

"The results of the Contraceptive Choice Project reiterate the difference that access to contraception can make in women's lives. With more than 25...

Jul 31, 2012, 20:07 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman About Affordable Care Act Preventive Health Services Provisions Taking Effect Aug. 1

Aug. 1 marks an important milestone for the Affordable Care Act and, more importantly, for women across the U.S. New insurance plans will be...

Jul 23, 2012, 13:53 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman on NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State

"As the leading national foundation working to end child sexual abuse, the Ms. Foundation for Women applauds the NCAA's response to the cover-up of...

Jul 12, 2012, 13:25 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman on Penn State Report

"As the leading national foundation working to end child sexual abuse, the Ms. Foundation for Women expresses outrage that top Penn State...

Jun 20, 2012, 16:17 ET

Child Sexual Abuse Expert Available for Comment on Sandusky Trial and Verdict's Implications on Child Sexual Abuse

 Ms. Foundation for Women Child Sexual Abuse Expert Monique Hoeflinger is available for comment on the implications of the Sandusky trial and...

Jun 07, 2012, 17:23 ET

Top 5 Tips for Media Covering Sandusky Trial

  From Leading National Foundation Working to End Child Sexual Abuse The following is being released by the Ms. Foundation for...

Jun 06, 2012, 13:54 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman Regarding Mechanism of Action of Emergency Contraception

  "The New York Times' examination of scientific research, which found that emergency contraception does not prevent implantation but...

Mar 27, 2012, 15:27 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman on Urgency in Implementing Affordable Care Act

"As we celebrate the second anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, women face an increasingly more hostile political and...

Mar 01, 2012, 12:17 ET

Amidst Looming Threat of Rights Reversal, Ms. Foundation Leads Coalition Launching Women's History Month Campaign

Prompted by intensified attacks on women's rights this election year, the Ms. Foundation is leading a coalition of 25 women's funds from across the...

Feb 03, 2012, 13:20 ET

Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman Regarding Komen Foundation Reversal of Planned Parenthood Funding

"We are thrilled that the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has reinstated funding for breast cancer services at Planned Parenthood health...

Feb 02, 2012, 17:01 ET

Ms. Foundation for Women Outraged that Komen Ends Funding of Breast Cancer Services at Planned Parenthood

Matching Donation Campaign Launched in Support of Planned Parenthood's Critical Care The Ms. Foundation for Women today expressed...

Jan 31, 2012, 15:00 ET

Ms. Foundation for Women Announces Fellowship Program

Seeking Social Change Leader to Develop Innovative Strategies that Improve Women's Lives  The Ms. Foundation for Women is pleased to...

Jan 11, 2012, 15:00 ET

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Advocate Rates Sandusky Media Coverage a "C"

Broader perspective, more precise language, but missed opportunity to focus on prevention A new report today praised early media coverage of the...

May 05, 2011, 13:40 ET

New Poll: Economic Crisis Still Affects Majority of Americans, Impact on Women Especially Severe

Survey Finds Support for Stronger Government Role in Job Creation, Concern that Deficit Cuts Will Harm Families and Children Women are bearing...

Mar 08, 2011, 15:41 ET

International Women's Day: Miles to Walk, in the U.S. and Across the Seas

2011 marks the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day – a day for the celebration of women worldwide.  In 25 nations (including...

Feb 23, 2011, 13:04 ET

New Ms. Foundation President & CEO Assails Planned Parenthood Cuts: 'Low-Income Women Have Nowhere Else to Turn for Primary Care'

Ms. Foundation for Women President & CEO Anika Rahman released the following statement today: On Friday, February 18, the U.S. House of...

May 21, 2009, 10:38 ET

The Ms. Foundation for Women's 21st Annual Gloria Awards: A National Salute to Women of Vision

A Celebration of Gloria Steinem's 75th Birthday Tonight the Ms. Foundation for Women will be joined by prominent members of the...