Making progress toward reducing massive debt seems like an elusive dream for two moms who are struggling to repay mounting student loans while covering child care expenses. Experts say they are not alone.
Next week, a federal judge could decide whether to block the Biden administration from rescinding Title 42, the Trump-era health order that swiftly sent all migrants to Mexico. As we reported last year, this same health order resulted in at least 11 migrant women being dropped off in Mexico days after giving birth to U.S. citizen babies—without the chance to collect their children’s birth certificates.
Cryptocurrencies offer vast potential for catching sexual predators—but it remains mostly untapped.
President-elect Joe Biden’s historic pick for Secretary of Defense dashed hopes for another first: a female head of the Pentagon.
‘Men’s Violence Will Outlive The Coronavirus’ — Push To End Global Spike In Abuse Against Women Amid the Pandemic
With half of the world’s population living under lockdown, millions of women around the world were trapped with an abusive partner.
Parents detained at an immigration center in Texas face what advocates call a “binary” choice: let the children be released alone or remain detained together and bear the threat of catching a deadly disease.
While President Donald Trump’s defeat may have dealt a blow to his brand of “macho populism,” the phenomenon isn’t going away any time soon. And in many cases, it’s women themselves who are fueling it.
Globally, millions of women have missed breast cancer screening appointments because of paused services during the height of the pandemic in March and April. This means thousands of cancer cases could lie undetected.
KAUGAMA, Nigeria—Saki Samuno hissed at the darkening skies. The women around her wore the same irritated look as they pointed upwards, anticipating a torrential downpour. After months without access to family planning services, 28-year-old Samuno…
Kimberly Speller is still getting used to the quiet. Before the pandemic, on a typical day, she’d welcome a dozen or so boisterous 3 and 4-year-olds onto her porch and into her home in West…
“You’re Basically Trying to Pick Your Poison”: Persistent Inequality Weighs on Black Mothers During COVID-19
On a bright Sunday afternoon in late August, 37-year-old Adrianne Williams tucked her son Josiah into his car seat. The energetic three-year-old was talkative that afternoon, excited for the weekly hour drive. Josiah’s latest obsession,…
Panama came up with a novel—and uniquely discriminatory—public health measure to combat the coronavirus.
(Cleveland) – Lynn Rodemann walked up the driveway, a mask fixed tightly to her face. A mother of five welcomed her into the backyard, where she was cleaning up the colorful, damp decorations from a…
In 2008 and 2012, Black women voted at a higher rate than any other demographic bloc, according to the Center for American Women and Politics.
An estimated 30 women - at least three with children - took to the streets to protest. They are sleeping outside the Kenyan consular on mattresses with little food or water.
It’s the early, pinkish hours of the morning, and Ruchira Gupta is already on the phone to a local farmer in Uttar Pradesh, India, working to persuade him to give her whatever potatoes and onions…
Call centers are a mainstay of the Brazilian economy—and a growing menace to its workers.
As the head of the National Domestic Workers Council of Kudheiha, a trade union that advocates for Kenyan workers’ rights, she is the first point of contact for women’s pleas across the country and beyond.