International Women’s Day

#PressforProgress

It’s International Women’s Day, a time in which both men and women assess and push for women’s rights and equality. Festivals, talks, marches, and other events will be held all over the world for #womensday. Last year, International Women’s Day was part of an important reckoning. From the Women’s March…

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Fighting off Field: Pay Discrimination for U.S. Soccer Players

Our national women’s soccer team has fought impressive battles on the field. They’ve won three Women’s World Cups (1991, 1999, and 2015) and four Olympic gold medals (1996, 2004, 2008, and 2012). Now five of our champions are fighting pay discrimination. Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn, and…

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Gender Equality at the Olympics

The 2012 Olympic Games has not even begun, but the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is already declaring victory for women everywhere. This year, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Brunei Darussalam have decided to send female athletes to the Olympics Games. This means that for the first time in Olympic history each…

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