A women’s health forum held Thursday at San Francisco State University focused on the timely topic of access to contraceptives. Advocates equated the recent debates on the issue to watching a battle won 50 years ago being waged again.
Police describe the victims as courageous and helpful in the investigation.
Authorities were searching for two inmates who escaped from a women’s jail in Santa Cruz Monday.
In this KCBS special report, reporter Doug Sovern travels to West Africa to look at the status and treatment of women, as the continent is still reeling from civil war and famine.
Toshonna Ross founded the nonprofit Courageous Women three years ago to empower women in need.
Proponents of a measure that would ban abortions by giving equal rights to fetuses have been cleared to gather signatures in California, the secretary of state’s office said Friday.
Lawyers for women employees of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced the filing of a revised discrimination lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco Thursday on behalf of an estimated 95,000 women workers in California.
Contra Costa firefighters rescued two women from a burning home in Concord overnight.
More than 4,000 female inmates in California could qualify to serve the rest of their sentences at home. The alternative custody program is for less serious offenders.
The San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women is taking aim at a new NBC television series about Playboy’s infamous bunnies.