The Maneater

Tag: Women's rights

COLUMN: Women may not have equal representation in the workplace for decades

The disparity in leadership opportunities between men and women in the workplace points to a trend of unconscious bias starting when students are in college.

Column: With the celebration of 99 years since the 19th amendment come questions about whether equality has been achieved

The 99th anniversary of the 19th amendment challenges women to recognize the lack of equality almost a century later, despite celebrating a major milestone in women’s rights.

Women in STEM at MU continue to break down barriers

These three students are plugging in, making an impact within their fields of study and encouraging young girls to do the same.

UPDATED: Planned Parenthood abortion privileges extended until Dec. 30

“As a state and federally funded university with a health system, we are required to follow applicable state and federal laws,” interim Chancellor Hank Foley said in a statement.

House votes to defund Planned Parenthood

The House voted 241-187 to defund Planned Parenthood for one year.

MU’s response to Planned Parenthood investigations results in rally

While abortion services at the St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic were found to be legal, they are scheduled to end at the Columbia clinic unless new privileges can be found.

Protection a possibility for sexual abuse victims in Missouri

“This bill is important because it leaves no doubt in the law that sexual abuse is included when courts are making judgements in abuse cases,” Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-St. Louis, said. “I know it sounds a bit redundant but many felt there was a need to furt

MU hospital investigated for facilitating abortions

Chancellor Loftin was called to testify on behalf of the MU hospital and their possible misuse of public funds.