Recently, there was hope that the digital, remote workplace—forced by COVID-19 pandemic—would make the problem of mansplaining, interrupting, credit-stealing and conversation-dominating a little better for women. News flash: It didn’t.
Known as the “secondary gender wage gap,” this gendered financial literacy gap negatively impacts women, constantly stifling their financial well-being.
Women, people of color and an intersection of the two groups—Black women—will inevitably be overrepresented among the current glut of jobless Americans. The “double gap”—a term I use to convey that Black women are subject to gender, as well as racial, wage gaps—has real, tangible consequences for the Black community.
When indications of candidates’ gender (such as their first name) were removed from applications, women were selected at a higher rate than when their gender was obvious.
Three weeks ago, most of us—proud feminists and progressives—would have said we shared the burden of parenting relatively evenly. Why then, at times of crisis, do these imbalances emerge?
“The Art of Equal Pay: The Campaign to Close the Wage Gap in the Visual Arts” is Pred’s year-long initiative—launching on Equal Pay Day, March 31—calling for women artists to raise their prices over the next year to close the gender wage gap for visual artists.
While the coronavirus crisis has prompted states to postpone primaries and thrown into question how voting will proceed in the coming months, primary results so far suggest that pro-choice candidates are in a strong position to increase their numbers in the House come November. Protecting the House pro-choice majority is critical to women’s rights, regardless of the outcome in the senate and presidential elections.
We break down the representation of women candidates competing for seats in the U.S. Senate and House—as well provide a quick look at how women voted in the presidential primary.
The gender gap is now a firmly established factor in U.S. elections, driving the outcome of races from local city councils and county boards to Congress and the presidency.
The number of women in police has remained stagnant over the last 20 years: 13 percent, with only 3 percent serving as police chiefs. Ivonne Roman proposed a solution: change the physical fitness test and its “arbitrary fitness standards.”