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The Ms. Foundation is the nation's leading organization for women. We take on a broad spectrum of issues affecting the health, safety and rights of women. Our recent news releases and statements are available below:

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12/19/2014: Emma Watson named Feminist Celebrity of 2014
12/12/2014: Ms. Foundation calls for justice and an end to police violence
12/10/2014: Statement of Ms. Foundation President and CEO Teresa C. Younger on NFL's new Personal Conduct Policy
12/03/2014: Ms. Foundation speaks out on Garner decision
11/28/2014: Ms. Foundation statement on the overturn of the Ray Rice suspension
11/25/2014: Statement from the Ms. Foundation in wake of Ferguson grand jury decision
11/12/2014: Ms. Fondation to tells TIME mag: It's cool to be a feminist
11/5/2014: Women of color formidable force in 2014 elections
10/10/2014: Ms. Foundation for Women calls on Microsoft to do more than apologize for CEO's sexist pay gap comment
10/10/2014: Ms. Foundation speaks out on NFL's alleged domestic violence cover-up
9/24/2014: The Ms. Foundation demands NFL culture change at Washington news conference
9/15/2014: Ms. Foundation for Women Responds to Goodell Memo
9/9/2014: Ms. Foundation for Women Calls Foul on NFL
6/30/2014: Ms. Foundation for Women Condemns High Court Attack on Women's Health and Rights
6/23/2014: Ms. Foundation for Women Talks Child Care Crisis at the White House Summit on Working Families
5/12/2014: Ms. Foundation for Women launches campaign for universal child care
5/3/2014: New CEO Announced, Gloria Steinem's 80th Birthday Celebrated
2/13/2014: Fire James Taranto
1/29/2014: Raise the minimum wage for all workers
11/15/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Launches Campaign Congratulating Co-Founder Gloria Steinem on Receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom
10/24/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Counters Accusation That Feminism Has ‘Made Women Less Happy’
10/17/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Demands Justice for Rape Victims in Missouri
10/7/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Advocates ‘Women’s Takeover’ of Congress
09/19/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women condemns latest right-wing attack on women's health
09/18/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women supports Arizona immigrants
08/27/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Leading Child Sexual Abuse Mini-Track at National Sexual Assault Conference
08/23/2013: Women Deserve Health Care That Meets Their Individual Needs
08/23/2013: Gender Discrimination in the Workplace is Real, Not an “Urban Legend”
08/14/2013: Even at Highest Levels, Women Lag Behind in Pay
08/9/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Congratulates Co-Founder Gloria Steinem For Being Named Recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom
08/5/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Establishes New Funds to Increase Economic Security, Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
08/1/2013: Dorothy Q. Thomas Named Interim CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women
07/11/2013: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman on Greater Emphasis on Women’s Enrollment Necessary in Affordable Care Act Public Education Efforts
07/10/2013: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman on Texas Attacks on Women’s Rights Obscure Outrageous Restrictions Sweeping States
07/08/2013: Report: Economic Insecurity Among Restaurant Industry Workers Creates Severe Hardship for Mothers Requiring Child Care Services: Study Results Representative of Challenges That Low-Income, Working Women Face in Obtaining High-Quality, Flexible, Affordable Child Care
06/26/2013: Highest Court Affirms Right to Marry, but Tramples Voting Rights, Workers' Rights Statement of Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman
06/03/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Selects 2013-2014 Fellow: Lindsay Rosenthal to Support Advocacy Efforts to Increase Access to Health Care
05/31/2013: Statement by Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman on All-Male Fox Business Network Panel Denigrating Working Women
05/22/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Makes Largest Investment in Child Sexual Abuse in Organization's History, Advocating a Preventative Approach
05/09/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Honors 'Women of Vision' at 40th Anniversary Gala
04/12/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Receives Record Gift: Longtime Supporter Margaret "Meg" Jacobs Leaves Largest Bequest in Organization's History
03/29/2013: Statement by Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman on Paid Sick Leave Deal in New York City
03/26/2013: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman on: North Dakota's passage of harshest abortion law in the country
03/08/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Releases Report on Status of U.S. Women on International Women's Day
01/27/2013: Ms. Foundation for Women Releases Video Parody Calling Out 22 Senators Who Voted Against Violence Against Women Act
01/22/2013: Forty Years After Roe v. Wade, Birth of Ms. Foundation for Women, Access to Abortion Severely Deteriorating
01/03/2013: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman on Congress' Failure to Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
12/19/2012: Servicewomen to Receive Equal Health Care Access Under Defense Bill
11/20/2012: Ms. Foundation Program Officer Selected for Prestigious NoVo Foundation Program Building Movement to End Violence Against Girls, Women
10/05/2012: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman On Study Finding Free Birth Control Cuts Abortion Rate
08/07/2012: Ms. Foundation for Women Grants More Than $1 Million to Improve Women's Health In Marginalized Communities
08/07/2012: Ms. Foundation for Women Invests $565,000 in Transformation of Child Care Sector
07/31/2012: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman About Affordable Care Act Preventive Health Services Provisions Taking Effect Aug. 1
07/23/2012: Statement by Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman on NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State
07/12/2012: Statement by Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Anika Rahman on Penn State Report
06/28/2012: Statement by Ms. Foundation President and CEO Anika Rahman on the Supreme Court Decision Upholding the Affordable Care Act
06/20/2012: Ms. Foundation for Women Selects Inaugural Fellow
06/08/2012: Top 5 Tips for Media Covering Sandusky Trial

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