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May 9, 2020 by Alisha Haridasani Gupta

Why Some Women Call This Recession a ‘Shecession’

A majority of the jobs lost in April were held by women, a sharp reversal of gains in the labor market.

May 9, 2020 by C. Nicole Mason

The system was never designed for working moms

We understand the system is broken and that it’s not our fault. It was never made for us. It was made for working men.

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One year of the pandemic, as told through the journal entries of 6 women

By Lindsey Sitz and Maya Lin Sugarman It’s been one year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic. The Lily found six women across the country who kept diaries throughout the last [...]

March 11, 2021|Tags: , , |

‘Sounding the Alarm’: Jacksonville research center finds Black girls receive unfair punishment

By Beth Reese Cravey Black girls are "disproportionately punished" in the education and juvenile justice systems, from school suspension to incarceration, according to a new report from the Jacksonville-based Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center. Only 21 [...]

Biden’s newly signed rescue plan will help get parents back to work- by supporting child care

By Martha C. White Much of the concern about women’s waning labor force participation during the pandemic has been focused on the burden borne by mothers forced to choose between work and the supervision and [...]

March 11, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Oil companies want you to think they’re feminist. It’s BS.

By Alexandria Herr Monday was International Women’s Day, and oil companies want you to know — they’re feminists, too! Shell, Chevron, and even the American Petroleum Institute, the oil industry’s biggest lobbying group, posted messages [...]

March 9, 2021|Tags: , |

Light in the Darkness: Feminist Leaders Revolutionizing Democracy

By Kavita Nandini Ramdas Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls across the globe shouldered significantly more of the care responsibilities within the home. Now we know that the pandemic and economic downturn have [...]

March 8, 2021|Tags: |
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