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NYC Domestic Violence Homicides Decline by 36% Over Decade

CRIME | By EDGE | Feb 12
New York City released a report revealing a 36 percent percent decline in family-related homicides, thanks to efforts to combat domestic violence.

'Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up' Debuts on HBO

TELEVISION | By EDGE | Feb 10
On Valentine's Day, February 14, HBO Documentary Films presents "Rosie O'Donnell: A Heartfelt Stand Up," a hybrid form of standup comedy inspired by O'Donnell's recent near-fatal heart attack.

Activists Mobilize for One Billion Rising: Revolution Campaign

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 6
On February 7 in New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom, One Billion Rising will host a kickoff event for their February 14 week of action to end violence against women and girls.

New Advancement Offers Hope on World Cancer Day

LOCAL | By EDGE | Feb 4
Today, February 4, is World Cancer Day, and there is a new source of hope on the horizon for the nearly 300,000 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015. And it's as simple as body position.

More Than Half of States Fail to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
NARAL Pro-Choice America found that despite more pro-choice attitudes, most states were failing to protect women's rights.

On 42nd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, What's at Stake?

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 22
Today marks an important milestone in history: the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal across the nation.

Top Five Women and Family Stories of 2014

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 1
Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage. And then come kids! Today's LGBT couples are likely to have families. Here's the best of them!

On Intl. Migrants Day, IFUW Notes Most Refugees Are Women

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 17
In anticipation of International Migrants Day on December 18, the International Federation of University Women (IFUW) highlights the need for good education and job for women and migrants.

LBBC Studies Needs of Women with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 16
A first-ever study by Living Beyond Breast Cancer finds that women diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer have both more anxiety, and a higher need for more specific information.

A Sex-Positive Advocate Shares Why She's Taking PrEP

AIDS | By EDGE | Dec 15
Sex-positive Julie Lynn shares her thoughts on why she's keeping herself HIV-negative by taking PrEP.

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