Exploited and Endangered: Female Factory Workers in Vietnam Open Up About Their Work Conditions

45 women in Vietnam divulged the harsh and inhumane factory conditions they face at Samsung plants in a landmark report.

Harvesting Hope for Women Farmworkers

Over 60 percent of female farmworkers in a 2010 study said they had experienced some form of sexual harassment. A 2012 report of 52 female farmworkers found that almost all of them had experienced sexual violence. One group is fighting back—and they need support.

Closing Time at the Boys’ Club

I first confronted the “boys’ club” 20 years ago. Today, it’s still alive and well.

When Immigration Becomes a Pathway to Exploitation

Paola came to the U.S. with a legal work visa but suffered exploitation and trafficking. She escaped, reported and cooperated with a law enforcement investigation. And she has spent more than four months and counting in detention.

What Will Happen As More and More Women Tell the Truth About Their Lives—And the Sexism of Men in Power?

Breaking the silence is only the first step—but the stories women are opting to tell about men like Bill O’Reilly, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein could mark giant leaps.

Fixing What They Can’t See

Catherine Mayer opens up about why she’s suing TIME for gender and age discrimination—and what she has already won.

The Trump Administration Just Scrapped an Obama-Era Equal Pay Rule

President Trump on Tuesday suspended an Obama-era rule that would have required businesses to report how much they pay workers—broken down by race, gender and ethnicity.

Women’s Economic Empowerment Hearing Raises Good Questions—But No Simple Answers

Economically empowered women advance not only their own financial futures, but those of their communities and nations.

WATCH: The Gender Wage Gap by the (Musical) Numbers

If you’re having trouble explaining the wage gap using just charts, graphs and scholarly articles, a new video with a toe-tapping tempo might be able to help.

Lawmakers in the House Are Trying to Defund an Obama-Era Equal Pay Initiative

Just one week before Black Women’s Equal Pay Day, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved a budget amendment defunding an Obama-era initiative to decrease wage disparities.

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