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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

The Ms. Foundation for Women today released a hilarious parody video exposing the utter ridiculousness of voting against the Violence Against Women...


Jan 15, 2013, 03:15 ET Media Availability: 40 Years After Roe v. Wade

The Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman is available for comment on the diminishing access to reproductive health care that women ...


Dec 19, 2012, 03:16 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 Act...


Oct 05, 2012, 04:41 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, 08:07 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 required ...


Jul 23, 2012, 01:53 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, 01:25 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 university...


Jun 20, 2012, 04:17 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 verdict. ...


Jun 07, 2012, 05:23 ET Top 5 Tips for Media Covering Sandusky Trial

The following is being released by the Ms. Foundation for Women: 1. Include credible child sexual abuse experts in your coverage. Although the child...


Jun 06, 2012, 01:54 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 rather delays...


Mar 27, 2012, 03:27 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 cultural...


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, 01:20 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, 05:01 ET Ms. Foundation for Women Outraged that Komen Ends Funding of Breast Cancer Services at Planned Parenthood

The Ms. Foundation for Women today expressed outrage at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation's decision to discontinue funding that has...


Jan 31, 2012, 03:00 ET Ms. Foundation for Women Announces Fellowship Program

The Ms. Foundation for Women is pleased to announce the launch of a new fellowship program designed to develop leaders who are advancing solutions to ...


Jan 11, 2012, 03:00 ET Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Advocate Rates Sandusky Media Coverage a "C"

A new report today praised early media coverage of the Penn State University child sexual abuse crisis for its broader perspective and precise...


May 05, 2011, 01:40 ET New Poll: Economic Crisis Still Affects Majority of Americans, Impact on Women Especially Severe

Women are bearing the brunt of today's economic crisis, says a major national poll, the complete findings of which were released today by the Ms....


Mar 08, 2011, 03:41 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 China,...


Feb 23, 2011, 01:04 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...