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NYT She-cession

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.

The Lily Op-Ed

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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As Supreme Court signals shift on abortion, 3 women share the true cost of accessing one — or being denied

Beth Vial only learned she was pregnant toward the end of her second trimester. This was astonishing news: A few years before she began her freshman year of college in 2017, Vial, now 27, of [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

OPINION: Men may be missing from campus, but don’t assume women aren’t struggling too

This fall, I heard a question I had never before encountered in my job helping women from low-income backgrounds complete a college degree: “Is this work still needed?” The question came up in response to alarming [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

The construction industry’s off-putting treatment of women is making its labor shortage worse

Markets Insider There's a historic labor shortage, especially in the construction industry. But sexism seems to be stronger than economics. More than four in 10 women and non-binary tradespeople who work in construction-related jobs have [...]

November 22, 2021|Tags: , |

PBS Newshour: Prison offers little to ease domestic violence trauma. This program tries to fill the gaps

“More than 40% of black women experience physical violence by an intimate partner, compared with about 30% of women overall,” according to data by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research in a new PBS Newshour [...]

November 22, 2021|Tags: , |

How to best serve the full range of issues faced by survivors of domestic violence

The Boston Globe By Deborah Collins-Gousby It has been well documented that the pandemic — and its ensuing and persistent economic impacts — have had a devastating impact on low-income communities and particularly on communities of [...]

October 25, 2021|Tags: , |

Meghan Markle Gets Political With an Open Letter Advocating for Paid Family Leave

The Root By Maiysha Kai Meghan, the mom of two has entered the chat. The Duchess of Sussex—best known to us commoners as Meghan Markle—took yet another departure from royal protocol this week, penning an [...]

October 25, 2021|Tags: , |
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