Pulling Back the Curtain: Confronting Gender-Based Violence in the Global Care Economy

Care workers globally are calling out: #HearMeToo.

Flight Attendants are Fighting a Culture of Harassment at American Airlines

When flight attendant Melissa Chinery’s male co-workers took to Facebook to make offensive and threatening comments about her, she filed a sexual harassment grievance with her employer. Instead of disciplining her harassers, however, American Airlines promoted them.

Black Women are Bearing the Brunt of the Student Debt Crisis

The statistics on Black women’s incredible spending power feels like a stark contrast to our distinct debt crisis.

Diversifying the Field of Economics is Critical to Achieving Gender Equality

It is imperative that Economics embrace diversity in its ranks—for the field, for the country and for women.

The Economic Pathways to Gender Equality

Is 2018 the Year of the Woman 2.0? Women are speaking out against harassment and entering politics at unprecedented levels—but while women have made progress on important fronts, many barriers to equality remain, and most of them are economic.

Fellowship is Leadership: Fighting Sexual Harassment in Architecture

The American Institute of Architects recently adopted new rules and ethical standards explicitly addressing sexual harassment and equity in the profession. Frances Halsband started the petition that led to the changes—and talked to Ms. about what motivated her and what she learned about building better workplaces in the process.

Pregnant Workers Deserve Better Than Impossible and Unfair Choices

Federal law allows employers in the U.S. to deny pregnant workers basic accommodations—and effectively force them to choose between their jobs and their pregnancies.

Life and Death on the Warehouse Floor

#TimesUp, Verizon—and #TimesUp, XPO.

What’s at Stake for Women Workers in the 2018 Elections

The President’s bellowing about a “tremendous economy” and “rising wages” can’t mask the economic fact: Women are still feeling the brunt of financial pain in the country.

#MeTooMcDonalds: Fast-Food Workers Just Made History with a Nationwide Strike Against Sexual Harassment

In the midst of the #MeToo movement, low-wage workers aren’t backing down. Across the country this week, the fight to end sexual harassment moved from the silver screen to the golden arches.

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