Why Do We Need Gender Equality?

Why do we need gender equality laws? Gender equality laws provide formal mechanisms to eliminate discriminatory practices aimed at undermining the health and rights of women and girls. Here are three examples of how laws to protect women and girls also can enhance their economic opportunities. http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/10/11/some-kinds-of-laws-expand-women-and-girls-economic-opportunities-how-does-that-work/?utm_term=.d75c49193ea8  

Muslim Fear Still Alive and Well in Minn.

Wow Housley, Newberger and Stauber attended the GOP dinner in Forest Lake with a keynote speaker whose focus was anti-Muslim. Fear mongering training for the GOP? “The evening’s keynote speaker was Chris Gaubatz, a man who brands himself as a “national security consultant, speaker, and conservative political activist” who “trains law enforcement on the severity … Continue reading Muslim Fear Still Alive and Well in Minn.

Big Pharma: Market Failure

Join us at the Zephyr Theatre for a free viewing of the documentary "Big Pharma" & community conversation. The St. Croix Valley Women’s Alliance invites you to a community discussion following the viewing of the documentary "Big Pharma", with special guests Chuck Bransford and Joel Albers.  “Big Pharma” explores the problem of extreme drug prices … Continue reading Big Pharma: Market Failure