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The Trump administration stains the nation with xenophobic, transphobic and sexist actions and sentiments. This is the War on Women Report.
This double-digit gender gulf continues, with women making the difference on top issues—from racial inequality and peaceful protests, to health care (particularly with a pandemic raging) and the economy.
“Our leadership can help us navigate our way out of our current geopolitical challenges to a better future. I promise you this. But when I think of how little support we get to build our projects, our innovations, our structures and our communities, it scares me. … How much more do we have to prove ourselves?”
Because women often begin their careers earning lower salaries than men, and in light of the pervasive gender wage gap that exists, employers who rely on a candidate’s prior pay to set their new salary allow those existing gender-based pay disparities to continue.
“Suddenly, here we are, literally watching our own faces as we talk. It’s not just weird; it can be deeply triggering of personal and social traumas.”
What happens when PPE is treated as a “one-size-fits-all” proposition? And when the default is the body and experience of a cisgender male? Two recent news stories highlight the dangers.
The World Economic Forum estimates that it will take over 200 years to close the gender pay gap. No one should have the patience to wait that long. How can we accelerate change?
A federal judge dealt a significant blow to the U.S. Women’s national team’s fight for equality on Friday. While the U.S. women’s team’s claim of unequal working conditions can go forward, a federal judge rejected the player’s claims of pay inequality.
As the country enters its third month of social distancing and stay-at-home orders, multiple polls show a significant gender gap in attitudes about Trump’s handling of the federal response to the coronavirus, the economic outlook, the direction for the country and plans for reopening.