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Thousands Gather at Marches for Abortion Rights

Nearly two weeks after the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, protesters gathered in Washington, New York and other cities. Source: New York Times

What Would a Feminist Jail Look Like?

Women inmates are less dangerous than incarcerated men. Their prisons should reflect that reality. Source: New York Times

Connie Hogarth, Relentless Social Activist, Dies at 95

As leader of a group in Westchester County, N.Y., she was arrested more than 20 times for local and national protests, including ones against nuclear power plants. Source: New York Times

How Yiddish Scholars Are Rescuing Women’s Novels From Obscurity

Works written decades ago, often by female Jewish immigrants, were dismissed as insignificant or unmarketable. But in the past several years, translators devoted to the literature are making it available to a wider readership. Source: New York Times