Over the weekend, Somalia’s prime minister appointed a woman to the post of foreign minister in his reorganized cabinet, making her the first woman to hold the important post. All countries should be including more women in government.
In light of the GOP’s recent proposal of the Human Life Amendment, CHP believes the constitution should instead be amended in favor of a woman’s rights to choose. The GOP’s attempt at ensuring a pro-life bias in America’s constitution is unacceptable and challenges judicial precedence on the matter.
UCSC’s physical science and engineering majors are significantly lopsided in regards to gender. This needs to be changed, not just for the benefit of the University, but for the future of women in the workplace.
Geared towards preventing rape and supporting victims of rape, over 200 Santa Cruz community members participated in the second annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on April 21st.
Protesters appalled by a Toronto police representative’s statement march through the streets of Santa Cruz to show their discontent. The idea of “slut shaming,” which blames the female victim of rape for dressing like a “slut,” was challenged as protesters voiced the idea that women should freely physically express themselves without fear.
On International Women’s Day, women gather globally to show they can build bridges to peace.