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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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Megan Thee Stallion was mocked after being shot. As she reclaims the narrative, Black women recognize her pain.

By Bethonie Butler When Black women are the victims of violence, “it’s usually framed as a situation of mutual combat or provocation,” said C. Nicole Mason, president and chief executive of the Institute for Women’s [...]

COVID-19 and Online Education Decisions

New survey data show pandemic may be disproportionately influencing women to choose online education over in-person options. By Lindsay McKenzie Women have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, and this may be why they feel they cannot [...]

Here’s how much school closures will cost parents in lost wages, reduce GDP — and negatively impact the nation’s education system

The American public-school system is already largely segregated by race, class and outcomes, and expert say that trend is likely to get worse. By Jillian Berman Research also suggests that mothers aren’t just reducing their [...]

July 24, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Child care costs could be a major issue in the presidential campaign

By: Jasmine Garsd Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, announced a plan to invest $775 billion over 10 years in child care and elder care. In 2017, under the Trump administration, the [...]

July 22, 2020|Tags: , |

There’s No Money In Working Anymore

By: WHIZY KIM Women, and especially women of color, also dominate in some of the lowest-paying industries. “Black and Latinx women specifically make up between 26% to 28% of those working in the service sector,” says Dr. [...]

America’s child care problem is an economic problem

“Families are not okay,” one expert says. It’s making the economic crisis way worse. By: Anna North Add to that parents needing and looking for jobs: More than 11 percent of women are unemployed right now [...]

July 16, 2020|Tags: , , , , |