Stories by Lucinda Marshall

Lucinda Marshall is the Founder and Director of the Feminist Peace Network. She is the author of the FPN blog as well as Reclaiming Medusa. subscribe to Lucinda Marshall's feed

Posted on: Jun 7, 2010, Source: TruthOut.org

The ability to fight against toxics is not fully developed in the womb and in children.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: RH Reality Check

News flash: In addition to food, water, shelter, and medical care, there are needs that are specific to women, particularly pregnant women and new mothers.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: Reclaiming Medusa

Another company in bed with the CDC, should be no surprise, but it's still ugly.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2009, Source: Feminist Peace Network

It only addresses a small part of the continuing blatant disregard for women's human rights as a result of U.S. military actions.

Posted on: Feb 10, 2009, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Hey kids, wanna play security checkpoint?

Posted on: Oct 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

While the media sound alarms about breast cancer's links to lifestyle choices and genetics, a much more likely risk factor is going undiscussed.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

And apparently they're mighty proud of it.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

The New England Journal of Medicine raises some serious questions about the vaccine's safety and effectiveness.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Southern Baptist preacher says sinful women rebel against their husbands' God-given authority.

Posted on: May 7, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

How the media's use of the passive voice skews coverage of violence against women.

Posted on: May 6, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Once again women didn't make the cut in Time Magazine's list of the most influential leaders.

Posted on: May 5, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Another case of rape by contractors in Iraq is being ignored.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Whistleblowers report on the outrageous misuse of resources by contractors in Iraq.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Abortion is not an isolated issue of choice, but part of a complex set of issues that reproductive rights advocates need to address holistically.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

I guess this is what we can expect of someone who once served on the board of Walmart.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

A gruesome reminder that sexual violence is an inevitable part of militarism that does not end when the soldier leaves the battlefield.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

No doubt about it, that is a headline I never thought I'd write, but thanks to Aussie MP Bob Such, apparently we need to clarify a few facts.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

The average age of an Afghan widow is just 35 years, and 94 percent of them are unable to read and write

Posted on: Feb 11, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

We need to insist that they be properly investigated and if true, that the crimes be punished appropriately, not by administrative action.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

The notion that sexual assault cannot be tried as a criminal matter but is treated as a labor dispute is simply beyond belief.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Doesn’t it give you a warm fuzzy feeling that these misogynist thugs are our allies?

Posted on: Feb 4, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Well thank goodness the military is getting tough on rape.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

I don't think targeting women with their legs spread wide on a bullseye, even if it happens to be your corporate symbol is a good marketing strategy.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Yet another example of the misogyny implicit in military culture.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

The damage perchlorate wreaks on the bodies of young children can only be described as a national public health crisis.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

A look at the real reasons for the extreme escalation in the the number of women being murdered in Iraq.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2008, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Romney displayed his ignorance about one of the most important tools in this country for combating rape and other forms of violence against women.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

It is clear that our nation is not yet doing nearly enough to keep women and children safe.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Of course our foreign policy that dictates that the Saudis can do no wrong because they happen to be sitting on our oil is of no consequence...

Posted on: Dec 17, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Both contribute to the neverending culture of impunity that allows the continuation of violence against women.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

KBR has also been sued by four other women alleging sexual harassment and rape while in the employ of KBR.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Memo to CNN and Halliburton: A gang-rape should never, ever be described as a "dispute".

Posted on: Dec 12, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Talk about a major EEWWW! Someone remind me again what century this is...

Posted on: Dec 4, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Lucinda Marshall: One of the most super cool things about being a feminist is that you get blamed for pretty much everything.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Lucinda Marshall: Saud al-Faisal says the sentencing will be reviewed, but he still doesn't get it.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Lucinda Marshall: The 19-year-old has already been sentenced to 6 months in jail and 200 lashes.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Lucinda Marshall: Punishing the victim of rape is terrorism. But I guess since she didn't have any oil to bargain with, it doesn't count.

Posted on: Nov 20, 2007, Source: Feminist Peace Network

Lucinda Marshall: Their website includes sexist pop quizzes and a "Whack a Blonde" video game.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2007, Source: AlterNet

October is an awareness month for breast cancer and domestic violence. Yet media coverage shows we'd rather be aware of breasts, even sick ones, than talk about abuse.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Lucinda Marshall: R.J. Reynolds has introduced a new cigarette targeted specifically towards women called "Barbie Camels".

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