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Black women see unemployment rate fall, still behind in recovery

While Black women’s unemployment rate fell in November, it remains high for Black women. However, labor market recovery has not been complete from levels pre-pandemic. Although the headline figure for job growth came in lower than [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

10 specific ways Utah can improve its ranking as the worst state for women’s equality

If Utahns don’t want their state to be named the worst for women’s equality for a fifth year in a row, there are some clear steps they can take, according to new report released Thursday. Researchers outlined [...]

December 6, 2021|Tags: , |

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: , |