In Illinois, there are no phases for inmates. There is indefinite lockdown. Inmates are not receiving proper medical attention and the system denies their mothers information about their children’s existing symptoms or whether or not they might survive.
In every issue of Ms., we track research on our progress in the fight for equality, catalogue can’t-miss quotes from feminist voices and keep tabs on the feminist movement’s many milestones. We’re Keeping Score online, too—in in this biweekly round-up.
This week: Chloe Zhao makes Golden Globe history; congresswomen fight for a living wage, and against the death penalty; House passes the Equality Act; Naomi Osaka wins fourth Grand Slam title; White House plans for an eight-year path to citizenship; and more!
Like the original Marshall Plan of 1948 that rebuilt Europe post WWII, supporters of the Marshall Plan for Mom are calling for a financial investment in rebuilding women’s lives.
Throughout Women’s History Month, feminist experts in politics, public service and more are coming together to share their lived experiences and help propel women’s rights forward—and Ms. is here to keep you in the loop.
For The Weekly Pulse, we’ve scoured the most trusted journalistic sources—and, of course, our Twitter feeds—to bring you this week’s most important news stories related to health and wellness.
In this edition, we observe the half a million American lives lost to COVID; update you on vaccination efforts both globally and domestically; and take a look at the state of reproductive rights.
Since the COVID-19 recession started, almost 3 million women have left the labor force. Will they go back to work? Several policies—none of which are in widespread use in the U.S.—could help.
The House this week is considering the $1.9 trillion rescue package from the Biden administration, designed to deal with the coronavirus pandemic and related economic pain in a way that also furthers equity. So what’s in it?
The Weekly Pulse is a roundup of health news you need to know. This week: the current vaccination effort in the U.S.; the state of school reopenings; health and safety in the wake of winter storms; and a look at the ever-changing landscape of reproductive health rights and legislation.
Nearly 40 million Americans faced hunger before the pandemic, and millions will surely continue to struggle even as the country begins its recovery. The FEED Act represents the best kind of creative thinking so desperately needed right now, crossing partisan barriers to feed people who are hungry, uplifting struggling businesses and supporting state and local governments that have been hard-hit by the pandemic’s devastating impact on tax revenues.
When it comes to rebuilding the badly broken U.S. education system and preventing violence against women and girls, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have their work cut out for them.
The current administration will take a polar-opposite approach to the Trump administration’s chaos, cruelty and disfunction.