Young people are helping seniors learn how to use technology so they can stay connected with their families and order groceries during the pandemic.
Coronavirus could drive unemployment up to 20%. Underfunded public healthcare systems are overwhelmed. Community health workers could be trained to prevent, detect and respond to the pandemic.
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.
With an increase of domestic violence victims, are shelters prepared to handle an increase of victims amidst COVID-19 restrictions?
Late last month, a letter was sent out to Congress urging the funding of important programs in support of gender equality in the Fiscal Year 2021. It reads: “Advancing the political, economic, and social status of women and girls should be an essential component of U.S. Government efforts to promote global stability and strengthen our national security.”
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.