The Suffolk Journal

Trump removes coverage of birth control under ACA

Juliana Tuozzola

October 18, 2017

Through history, women have had to fight for their rights. More often than not, they have had to challenge men who do not see them as equals. On Friday, Oct. 6 President Donald Trump’s cabinet repealed an Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandate that had required employer’s insurance plans to provide birt...

Saudi women get green light to drive: With a new deal, women will be able to take the wheel by next June

Kaitlin Hahn and Sadiya Croshaw

October 4, 2017

Saudi Arabia has recently made strides in the campaign on women’s rights, both with the recognition of International Women’s Day as well as the lift of women's driving ban. Opinions about the decision vary on the Suffolk campus with those who grew up as citizens of Saudi Arabia possessing mixed views w...

El Salvador woman receives pardon for miscarriage

El Salvador woman receives pardon for miscarriage

Alexa Gagosz

February 12, 2015

When Carmen Guadalupe Vásquez Aldana had a miscarriage from a pregnancy after being raped in El Salvador, she was charged with aggravated homicide. She was 18 at the time, and sentenced to 30 years in prison, according to Jurist, which is supported by the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Last...

Opinion: Verdict in on gang rape in India

Opinion: Verdict in on gang rape in India

Ally Johnson

September 18, 2013

The four men accused of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in India were sentenced to death by hanging on Sept.13. Seven months ago, a young woman was beaten and gang raped by the group of young men. She was then dumped on the side of the road along with her male friend who had been beaten. The...

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