The second round of executive actions on immigration, signed by President Biden this week, send a clear message that the Biden administration intends to tackle the immense structural damage caused to U.S. immigration policies by the Trump administration.
The Biden-Harris administration has an ambitious agenda for advancing women’s rights in areas such as health care and reproductive rights.
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: Amanda Gorman steals the spotlight at Biden’s inauguration; female reporters speak on covering the Trump White House; women wear pearls in support of VP Kamala Harris; Roz Brewer makes history as Walgreens CEO; Press Sec. Jen Psaki promises interpreters at briefings; President Biden rejoins Paris Climate Agreement; and more!
The Trump administration executed thirteen men and women within six months—the most consecutive civilian executions by the federal government or any state in the 244-year history of the United States.
As the Biden-Harris administration begins its first 100 days, Indian Country looks to the Biden-Harris Plan for Tribal Nations to hold the newly elected officials accountable. The cancellation of the Keystone XL Pipeline is a promising first action, but there is more to be done.
Women have been bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis. Now, even though women are more likely to wear masks and follow social distancing rules, women are more wary of vaccinations compared with men.
“UNFPA’s work is essential to the health and well-being of women around the world and directly supports the safety and prosperity of communities around the globe, especially in the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic.”
In his latest effort to reset America’s immigration policies, President Biden introduced a new legislative proposal to dramatically overhaul the immigration system: The U.S. Citizenship Act. The proposal focuses on eliminating current visa backlogs, increasing opportunities for temporary legal employment, strengthening worker protections and addressing the root causes of migration from Central America.
The Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) is urging President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to use the full extent of their executive power to reverse damage done to women’s rights by the Trump administration, and to strengthen and expand women’s rights.
Ms.’s Carrie Baker spoke with Representatives Speier, Lawrence and Frankel about their hopes for the Biden-Harris administration.
Improvements in the welfare of children will deprive QAnon of the widespread social insecurity that allows extremist lies to grow. Combatting QAnon will require building a country where rumors that the government is harming children have no basis in fact.