The idea of Saudi Arabia marketing itself as the new face of feminism in the Arab world is, in a word, obscene. In reality, despite some recent changes, Saudi women are still struggling for even the most basic of human rights.
Women have made up less than 25 percent of the hires in tech over the past 20 years. That needs to change, says Girls in Tech, a global nonprofit committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the tech sector.
For Women’s Day, the group is launching a campaign called “Half the Board: 50/50 by 2025″—and is kicking off with an open letter to the tech community from its board members demanding gender parity in tech boardrooms.
You shouldn’t have to live in a particular place or take up a certain vocation or work for the right employer just to access something as necessary as paid leave. And under no circumstances should it ever come down to a person’s race or background.
We need a national guarantee for paid leave that covers all workers, no matter what.
Although women’s topics and individuals appear sporadically, textbooks marginalize women’s perspectives, historical context, and achievements—overlooking women’s history.
“Each time a woman reads a womanless history, she learns she is worthless.”
The pandemic highlights and exacerbates the challenges women and girls confront in obtaining basic menstrual products and education. One nonprofit working to address this situation is Days for Girls.
On Nov. 3, Quawan “Bobby” Charles, a Black 15-year-old, was found dead with his body dismembered in rural Louisiana. The handlings of his disappearance are being called “absent and negligent” at best.
Have you seen someone being harassed and simply looked away because you don’t know what to do? Learn how to safely intervene through Hollaback!’s free online training.
The speed in which Judge Amy Coney Barrett is being rushed through a Supreme Court vetting process shows that senators can indeed make progress quickly if they care enough about the issue at hand. Right now, they need to care about the American people and focus on COVID-19 relief.
The Trump administration is poised to authorize no more than 15,000 refugee admissions to the United States for Fiscal Year 2021—yet another historically low entry in President Trump’s effort to destroy the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program.
The U.S food and farm system is at serious risk unless Congress moves to provide targeted pandemic relief.
In a letter sent today to congressional leaders Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy, a broad coalition of organizations warned of dire consequences for the American food system and the historically underserved communities that make it work, unless Congress provides immediate relief.