Women are Disrupting the Energy Industry

Like in many other STEM fields, women are underrepresented in the energy workforce. But this trend is changing—and the women of the clean energy industry are leading the way.

Lilly Ledbetter’s #MeToo Story

In a piece for the New York Times published today to mark Equal Pay Day, Lilly Ledbetter connects the dots between the #MeToo movement and the fight for equal pay.

The Freelance Fight for Equal Pay

The “gig economy” is taking over—and the wage gap is coming along for the ride.

MomsRising is Taking the Fight for Equal Pay to Main Street

MomsRising is serving up shocking statistics on the wage gap at coffee shops across the country today to mark Equal Pay Day.

The Ms. Q&A: Georgene Huang is Your Feminist Fairygodboss

In a special Equal Pay Day edition of the Ms. Q&A, we talked to the co-founder of Fairygodboss, a community for working women. (And yes, she wants you to ask for a raise. Right now.)

#TimesUp for the Nonprofit Gender Gap

From limited leadership roles to unequal pay to sexual harassment, the nonprofit community is coming to terms with its own #MeToo moment.

Childcare Workers are Striking for Economic and Gender Justice in Australia

Late last week, hundreds of childcare centers across Australia shut their doors in order for their workers, historically underpaid and widely under-appreciated, to walk off the job as part of a national strike for higher wages.

The Cost of Being a Girl: Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap

More than two-thirds of teenagers work while still in school—and the wage gap starts before they graduate.

I Filed Two Sexual Harassment Complaints—And It Was Hard Work

Before there were scores of #MeToo stories, there were legions of women who suffered the same thing and whose stories remain largely untold. I was one of those women.

A Dangerous Burden

Each day, thousands of single mothers and divorced women carry back-breaking amounts of Spanish goods across the frontier from Cueta and Melilla to Morocco.

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