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Lose Income or Risk Your Child’s Health at Daycare? The Impossible Choice Low-Income Parents Face in Wisconsin

When 19-year old Milwaukee native Lenesha Barr discovered her six-month-old son, LaShaun, tested positive for coronavirus in April, she panicked.  “There’s a risk that he might die from this,” says Barr, a cook at Wendy’s on unpaid…

America’s Guns Fuel Mexico’s Domestic Violence Epidemic

This article was originally published in Foreign Policy. On Nov. 25, 2019, while thousands of women took to the streets of Mexico City to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women,…

This Financial Coaching Pilot is Helping Cash-Strapped Women During COVID-19

This article was originally published in The Philadelphia Citizen . How do you make empowered decisions on a topic you know little about? People are asking themselves that question a lot during this pandemic, but it applies…

‘They Came to Kill the Mothers.’ After a Devastating Attack on a Kabul Maternity Ward, Afghan Women Face Increased Dangers

This article was originally published in TIME. When Fawzia Rawof heard gunfire and screams, she knew there were only three options: run, hide—or die. The doctor and midwife supervisor at a 55-bed maternity ward in…

Could Coronavirus Make Telemedicine Abortion The New Normal?

This article was originally published in ELLE. Terri first realized she was pregnant in late March. She was isolating at home with her boyfriend in rural upstate New York, where she runs a housecleaning business.…


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