Research already showed how the pandemic exacerbated sexual harassment experienced by service workers. New research shows tipped workers who earn below the minimum wage are even more likely to experience harassment.
Habiba Sarabi, Fatima Gailani, Sharifa Zurmati Wardak and Fawzia Koofi are the only women negotiators representing the Afghan state in negotiating peace with the Taliban. They urged a premature U.S. exit would “result in state collapse and collapse of institutions.”
Millions of Americans have lost jobs due to COVID-19. For those with criminal records, it is even harder to get a job. The Clean Slate initiative hopes to pass legislation that will automatically clear criminal records for those who have been crime-free and are seeking new opportunities.
The Equal Rights Amendment is now one floor vote in the Senate away from finally becoming the 28th Amendment to the US Constitution.
Julie Suk’s recent book, “We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment,” charts the legal, historical and political significance of the ERA’s current resurgence, enabled by generations of women who have fought for the ERA.
Millions of people now recognize March 31 as a day to celebrate transgender people worldwide.
“I wanted a day that we can celebrate the living, and I wanted a day that all over the world we could be all together,” said Rachel Crandall-Crocker, the creator of International Transgender Day of Visibility.
Once our votes are suppressed, state legislators’ power to enact a harmful, violently conservative agenda, banning abortion entirely and enforcing strict and harmful gender roles, will only grow.
As President Biden prepares to introduce a new plan aimed at jumpstarting economic rebirth, he must build on a key lesson from the past year: There is no equitable jobs plan that does not include child care.
None of these women had a criminal history. They were all raised in abusive homes and victimized by abusive partners. And they all received life sentences.
In response to a ban on singing in Afghanistan, ordinary people and celebrities alike took to Twitter, recording themselves singing in videos posted to social media with the hashtag #IAmMySong.
We address some of the vote-from-home bills we expect you are most likely to read about in the coming weeks and months. There are: the good, the bad, and the ugly in terms of impact on voters.