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Rise Up

Now Elected Officials Need to Take Action to Support the #MeToo Movement

Hollywood A-listers have put a spotlight on the sexual assault awareness campaign of activist Tarana Burke. Now it's time for politicians to put legislation behind the movement.
Emily Weitz
2.27.18
The Rundown

Skip Trump's SOTU and Watch the 'People’s State of the Union' Event Instead

Activists and celebrities like Mark Ruffalo and Alyssa Milano planned their own State of the Union counter-programming to President Trump's Congressional address.
Impact Staff
1.29.18
Voices

Sexual Violence Against Women Should Not Be Used as a Weapon of War

Meet the doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo trying to save the country's most targeted community.
Alice Rowsome
1.26.18
Voices

Incarcerated Women Need Justice Now as Victims of Sexual Assault

Exposing female prisoners to harsh and inhumane treatment is counter-productive to preparing them to reenter society. The Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act will help.
Leyla Martinez
Jessica Jackson
1.18.18
Voices

Why the #MeToo Movement Has Failed to Take off in Afghanistan

Movements like #MeToo must be more inclusive in 2018, because one hashtag does not fit all.
Alice Rowsome
1.17.18
Voices

Young Women are Fueling the New Wave of Activism in 2018

This year, millennial women’s voices will inevitably get louder and stronger.
Amy Thayer
1.10.18
Rise Up

7 Wins from 2017 That Give Us Hope for the Year Ahead

It’s been a year, but people-power is more alive than ever and we can still have a bright future if you want it.
Impact Staff
12.22.17
Rise Up

In the Age of Trump, Female Comedians Are Using Humor to Fight Sexism Now More Than Ever

A grassroots movement, led by Gloria Steinem's Ms. Foundation, is here to advance gender equity with a few jokes too.
Emily Weitz
12.15.17
Voices

This Candidate for Maryland Governor Wants to Make #MeToo Accountability Into Law

Krish Vignarajah, one of the women running for governor of Maryland, wants to make sure the culture shift becomes a policy shift, and that sexual harassment is no longer tolerated in government.
Emily Weitz
12.5.17
The Rundown

Alyssa Milano Sparks #MeToo Social Media Campaign for Sexual Assault Survivors

Your guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
10.17.17