Women

Elected Officials, Planned Parenthood, NOW, and Advocates to Rally Outside Trump Tower

Elected Officials, Planned Parenthood, NOW, and Advocates to Rally Outside Trump Tower

NEW YORK — On Monday, October 17th, in light of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump refusing to back down from his record of sexual misconduct and abhorrent behavior, elected officials, women’s rights organizations, and community leaders will gather in front of […]

NYPD Female Officers & BX Girls Empowerment Day – Today 9a.m. – 2p.m.

NYPD Female Officers & BX Girls Empowerment Day – Today 9a.m. – 2p.m.

Girl Empowerment Day

Girl Empowerment Day

Opinion: Equal Pay Is Good For America 

The White House launched the Equal Pay Pledge, encouraging companies from across the U.S. to take action to advance equal pay.

by · August 26, 2016 · Op Ed, Women

Opinion: Equal Pay Is Good For America 

The White House launched the Equal Pay Pledge, encouraging companies from across the U.S. to take action to advance equal pay.

by · August 26, 2016 · Op Ed, Women
Profile America: A Women’s Right To Vote

Profile America: A Women’s Right To Vote

American women exercised their new right to vote for the first time in the 1920 presidential election.

by · August 18, 2016 · Profile America, Women
BREAKING NEWS: City Adds Miami Nabe to Zika Travel Warning List — Updated

BREAKING NEWS: City Adds Miami Nabe to Zika Travel Warning List — Updated

Following the confirmation by the Florida Health Department (and the Centers for Disease Control) of ten [now 14] cases of locally transmitted Zika virus in one section of Miami, Florida, the City’s Health Department updated its current travel warning for […]

by · August 1, 2016 · Health, News, Women
CITY WARNS PREGNANT NEW YORKERS AGAINST TRAVEL TO ZIKA-AFFECTED AREAS

CITY WARNS PREGNANT NEW YORKERS AGAINST TRAVEL TO ZIKA-AFFECTED AREAS

Health Department launches new campaign reminding New Yorkers about Zika travel warning and sexual transmission.

by · July 21, 2016 · Government, Health, News, Women
HARRIET TUBMAN CELEBRATION – MARTHA’S VINEYARD BRUNCH AUGUST 13TH, 2016

HARRIET TUBMAN CELEBRATION – MARTHA’S VINEYARD BRUNCH AUGUST 13TH, 2016

The Harlem Fine Arts celebrates Harriet Tubman with a brunch lecture at the Harbor View Hotel on Martha’s Vineyard, MA., August 13.

by · July 3, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Cultures, Women
First-Ever Breast Cancer Motorcycle Ride To Raise Awareness

First-Ever Breast Cancer Motorcycle Ride To Raise Awareness

This week, Governor Cuomo, Sandra Lee and Billy Joel launched the first-ever statewide motorcycle ride to raise awareness of breast cancer across New York State. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in New York. Whether it be mom, […]

by · June 29, 2016 · Government, Health, News, Women
WYSK: Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too?

WYSK: Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW Why shouldn’t the spotlight be on public offenders, too? By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that there is a debate raging in the New York State Legislature about eliminating the statute of limitations on […]

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way

Lady Bombers on the field and playing game the right way By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor At the end of Balcom Avenue and across the street from the Throgs Neck Housing complex Ferry Point Park is the home of the […]

by · May 9, 2016 · Sports, Women, Youth and Children
CDC: No Doubt Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly and Birth Defects

CDC: No Doubt Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly and Birth Defects

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made it official Wednesday in a publication rushed into the New England Journal of Medicine that the Zika virus causes birth defects.   “It is now clear … that Zika does cause microcephaly,” […]

President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Women Leaders To Stage Anti-Trump Rally On Thursday

“EMERGENCY CALL TO ACTION” RALLY RESPONDING TO TRUMP’S ATTACKS ON WOMEN   Women’s Rights Advocates and Elected Officials to Call Out Trump, Following Extreme Anti-Choice Remarks   On Thursday, March 31, 2016, New York City Public Advocate Tish James, numerous […]

Yearly Cost of U.S. Premature Births Linked to Air Pollution

Yearly Cost of U.S. Premature Births Linked to Air Pollution

  NEW YORK, March 29, 2016  — The annual economic cost of the nearly 16,000 premature births linked to air pollution in the United States has reached $4.33 billion, according to a report by scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center. The […]

by · March 29, 2016 · Environment, Science, Women