Illustrating data feminism in action, Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein’s “Data Feminism” shows how challenges to the male/female binary can help challenge other hierarchical—and empirically wrong—classification systems.
The issue of woman suffrage was debated for two lively hours at the City Club of New York today.
In 1970, seventeen angry, defiant young women—enraged by Canada’s restrictive abortion laws—marched on the parliament buildings and, when no one from government would meet them, they decided to pay the prime minister a visit.
There was a packed house on hand this evening for a meeting of Harriot Stanton Blatch’s “Equality League of Self-Supporting Women” at New York City’s Cooper Union.
With an increase of domestic violence victims, are shelters prepared to handle an increase of victims amidst COVID-19 restrictions?
The Trump administration declared farmworkers “essential” and advised them to continue working—meaning the 2.5 million U.S. farmworkers providing this food must put their health and safety on the line to keep Americans fed throughout this pandemic.
President Trump’s history of berating and avoiding the questions of women journalists of color in person and online has been widely documented and impossible to ignore. This week was no exception.
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, women in the U.K. will have access to abortion at home, without traveling to a clinic. Prior to this temporary change, women were required to visit a clinic. Now, in the U.K., after a phone or video consultation with a doctor, patients may have both pills delivered to their homes.
A shortage of necessary medical supplies like face masks has engaged a broad coalition of helpers, from those at home with just a sewing machine and fabric to public libraries with 3D printers.
How do you create community when you can’t be together? Schools are closed for hundreds of millions of students, but educators, parents and children are still learning—including how to keep a sense of connection.