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.
The two sessions of the Global Equality Forum that had been planned for Mexico City in May and Paris in July will be postponed until next year.
Powerful women on Twitter have been picking up the president’s slack—righting his wrongs, spreading trustworthy information and giving sound advice. Some make us cry; some make us laugh; some fill us with righteous rage.
With an increase of domestic violence victims, are shelters prepared to handle an increase of victims amidst COVID-19 restrictions?
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.
Although it was my goal to have my daughter interact with children of all backgrounds, it was particularly important to me that she make friends with other black children, to have experiences where she wasn’t always “the only one.” This morning, I had to email group members to tell them that this month’s meet-up was canceled.
As a medical anthropologist with expertise in how people interpret health policies, I am worried about the broader social implications of normalizing the expressions “stay home” and “stay healthy.” They reinforce misconceptions about how many people live, with the risk of doing more harm than good.