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Her Case Set The Precedent for The Trump Administration. Now She’s Been Granted Asylum

Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied a woman's asylum case in 2018. Now, that decision has been lifted, and she has obtained asylum this week. But the implications go beyond her own case.
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Celebrity Justice: How Women Saw Their Own Experiences in the Cosby and Spears Cases

Two high-profile celebrity court cases over the past week seemed to capture the frustration many women experience as they seek justice in the U.S. legal system.
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NYC Immigrant Communities Have Long Been Represented by White Men. Will This Election Change That?

Women of color are running to transform local governance in New York and across the U.S., driven by the belief that their communities have been neglected and inspired by the successes at the national level.
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‘We Need To Study Women’: Traumatic Brain Injury in Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Survivors of intimate partner violence suffer from traumatic brain injuries at high rates, but historically, they’ve been left out of scientific and public discussions around traumatic brain injuries. A faction of researchers in the US…
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How Will the COVID Shot Affect Your Period? Scientists Say There’s Not Enough Data—But There Should Be

Health experts say the fact that people in vaccine trials were not asked about their periods speaks to the larger way the health concerns of women and other birthing people are often ignored and dismissed…
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‘It Felt So Freeing’: Why Young Women Are Dropping the Pill

As the pill’s 60th anniversary approaches outside of the U.S., young women and people with wombs are increasingly interrogating the lack of information doctors provide about side effects when prescribing the pill and calling for…
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