Emma Green reports: Pro-life women are headed to D.C. Yes, they’ll turn out for the annual March for Life, which is coming up on January 27. But one week earlier, as many as a few hundred pro-lifers are planning to attend the Women’s March on Washington, which has been billed as feminist counterprogramming to the… Read More Is There Room for Pro-Life Feminists at the Women’s March on Washington?
That in every country of the world, women may be honored and respected and that their essential contribution to society may be highly esteemed.
At its core, the whole life movement is dedicated to protecting the life and dignity of all people. It is rooted in a belief in the innate dignity and worth of every single human being. Each human being is a person with innate and equal value, and human life is sacred. From these premises comes… Read More What is the Whole Life Movement?
via CNS: Businesses are called to promote harmony between work and family for their employees, especially for women with children or who are starting families, Pope Francis said. The pope said that many times, women who announce their pregnancy are fired from their positions, when instead they “must be protected and helped in this dual… Read More Pope Francis: Right to Work and Motherhood Must Both Be Protected
Millennial writer Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig has a new article at TNR. She writes: Oliver pointed out that the United States is singular among developed nations in its complete failure to provide any paid leave to mothers whatsoever. Globally, we are joined only by Papua New Guinea in our lack of paid maternity leave policy, according… Read More Paid Leave Is Going to Matter in 2016
via Crux: Pope Francis on Wednesday backed equal pay for equal work for women, calling it a “Christian duty” to fight to make sure that women receive equivalent compensation for doing the same jobs as men. The pontiff also called it “chauvinistic” to fault the women’s rights movement for a decrease in marriages in recent… Read More Pope Francis Calls For Equal Pay For Equal Work
Last Wednesday, a new online magazine that seeks to reconcile religious faith with feminism had its launch party, featuring three eclectic panels of speakers who offered their own thoughts on the subject. The discussions were fascinating and showed the value of the periodical if it can live up to the potential displayed at the event.… Read More AltFem: Reconciling Faith and Feminism