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Artificial Intelligence: Veteran Suicide Prevention Algorithm Favors Men

A government algorithm designed to prevent suicide among U.S. military veterans prioritizes white men and ignores survivors of sexual violence.

Artificial Intelligence: Veteran Suicide Prevention Algorithm Favors Men

An artificial intelligence (AI) program designed to prevent suicide among U.S. military veterans prioritizes white men and ignores survivors of sexual violence, which affects a far greater percentage of women, an investigation by The Fuller…

Guttmacher study reckons with damage done by Trump-era restrictions on women in Ethiopia, Uganda

Donald Trump’s restrictions tied to health aid have had repercussions far beyond abortion, says a new study by the Guttmacher Institute.

Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Incredibly unjust’ — How medical research feeds a vicious cycle of inequality

The latest Alzheimer’s breakthrough largely excluded Black women, who are most disproportionately impacted by the devastating disease.

‘My community is still dying’ — How the dearth of Black women in clinical research worsens health disparities

By 2020, there was one Black woman for every 10 white women in FDA-approved drug trials.

Reporter’s Notebook: How heat impacts fashion’s global workers

From floods to rising temperatures, workers in fast fashion’s global supply chain are on the frontlines of climate change

Fast fashion is one of the world’s most polluting industries. Its global workforce is paying the price.

Around the world, fashion’s mostly female labor force are grappling with working conditions made increasingly unbearable and unhealthy by climate change.

How abortion restrictions compare, state-by-state

Access to abortion in the U.S. depends on where you live. Increasingly, the South and Midwest are becoming complete abortion deserts. Our interactive map highlights six major restrictions in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

Related: How a network of college students is preparing for post-Roe campuses

As the Taliban step up restrictions, women face a total ban from working in the media industry

Once a thriving presence on air, Afghan women are now at risk of being banned entirely from working in media after latest Taliban warning.

Online images are making gender bias worse, research shows

Pictures stick in our minds. But men dominate online images of various professionals, amplifying stereotypes against women.

 Tea companies have agreed to slow mechanization after Kenya protests – but for how long?

As automation hits women’s jobs, unions in Kenya fight back.

New federal report calls out clinical trials for excluding pregnant women

A new report from the influential National Academies of Sciences pushes back on the unspoken rule in medical research that pregnant and breastfeeding women are too vulnerable and risky to include in clinical trials.

While many Black women in US abandon hair relaxers linked to cancer, sales climb in African countries

The companies at the center of thousands of U.S. lawsuits produce some of Africa’s most popular chemical straighteners like Dark & Lovely and TCB Naturals.

Why Heart Disease Research Still Favors Men

Women are neglected by medical research, especially when it comes to heart disease.

New Hope for Pakistan’s Mistreated Workers

Germany’s new Supply Chain Act could help curb some of the world’s worst labor injustices.

This Trans Day of Visibility, trans journalists push for better coverage of their communities

Trans people are all over the news, but trans journalists say that the coverage reinforces stereotypes at best, and at worst dehumanizes.

Mona Polacca: leading with the heart in a time of climate change

Prominent spiritual elder reflects on what propels her work toward a future of Indigenous climate justice

Natural disasters raise risk of domestic violence

Natural disasters increase instances of intimate partner violence, creating particular danger for the usual victims: women.
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