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President Obama: Stand up for women's rights

The President sent a message to OFA supporters about the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Check it out.

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News Entries in womens voices

  • There's no better time to fight than now

    As an intern at OFA, I've come to realize the importance of sharing my voice

    Just as OFA empowers thousands of people across the country to take action on issues close to their hearts, OFA has also empowered me to take the first steps to create change on issues that matter to me.

  • Las Vegas stands with women

    Women share their stories of leadership.

    More than 25 leaders from across Southern Nevada gathered at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas recently for a roundtable discussion on women in leadership.

  • Texas court takes important step to protect women's rights

    A federal judge has struck down part of a Texas law restricting women's access to reproductive health care.

    On Monday a federal judge in Texas struck down parts of a restrictive Texas law—the same law that state senator Wendy Davis filibustered against for more than 11 hours in an attempt to stop its passage. But the court ruling was only one step in the right direction.

  • Detroit stands with women

    OFA-MI launches a local Stand with Women program.

    Supporters joined community leaders in Detroit's Eastern Market neighborhood to join the local fight to protect women's rights.

  • Victims of domestic violence lose aid due to shutdown

    At least 2,000 shelters rely on funds from federal programs that have been halted by the government shutdown.

    October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. At a time when we should be focused on solutions to domestic violence, the government shutdown is hindering support for victims.

  • A more secure economic future for women

    More and more, women are becoming the main breadwinners in American households. In fact, that's currently the case in 40% of households with children. But women working full-time make an average of only 77 cents for every dollar that a male counterpart earns. Over the course of a lifetime, that’s a dramatic gap.

    It hurts our families and it hurts our communities when ...