A Safr Ride

The goal of Safr is bigger than simply getting women from place to place. This is girl power—on the go.

Is this the Last Stronghold of the Old (White) Boys’ Club?

Public-company boardrooms are the last official stronghold of the old boys’ club. The number of women directors of public companies has climbed in recent years, but at the moment only 19 percent of S&P 500 corporate board members are women, according to Catalyst. With just about 50 percent of the workforce being women, this is a […]

Menstrual Products are Taxed in 40 States. Here’s What You Can Buy Tax-Free

Cosmopolitan dubbed 2015 “The Year The Period Went Public” and NPR called it “The Year of the Period.” Here at the Ms. Blog, I predicted that 2016 would be an even bigger, bolder year for menstrual equity: “The Year Period Policy Prevailed” (which I swiftly reconsidered to “That Time President Obama Talked About Tampons”). Yes, last month the Leader of […]

Jennifer Dulski: Leading on Paid Parental Leave

This March, for Women’s History Month, the Ms. Blog is profiling Wonder Women who have made history—and those who are making history right now. Join us each day as we bring you the stories of iconic and soon-to-be-famous feminist change-makers. Jennifer Dulski wants to eliminate gender inequality in the workplace, one parental leave at a time. Dulski […]

5 Reasons to Delete Your Uber App

Uber, the ride-sharing app, has shown questionable respect for women and their safety, and it looks like public ire against the company is finally reaching critical mass. A story is quickly unspooling of a company that, despite a $18 billion valuation, manages to show a bankrupt sense of regard for women passengers, employees and journalists. […]

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