The pandemic didn’t create the nursing plight in the South, but burnout and low pay have made it worse.
Ten-day quarantines are forcing families to keep young kids home, causing chaos for those in need of child care — regardless of negative COVID test results.
Those in the U.S. with ties to India are reckoning with uncertainty and fear for themselves, those immediately around them, and for those loved ones across the world.
Vaccine availability, the delta variant and child care access are compounding challenges for working mothers.
Female Migrant Workers And The Families They Support Are Being Abandoned By The Money-Transfer Industry
The flow of money sent home by foreign workers remained resilient in the face of COVID-19. But migrant women—and their home communities—still face significant financial barriers, particularly domestic workers in the Gulf living with ongoing…
Femicides dropped sharply in 2020, but activists worry it was only temporary.
It is 10 p.m. and the city of Pune echoes with the wail of ambulance sirens. Medical staff are losing both patients and hope. A mother and daughter fight to keep their bond.
‘I Still Don’t See A Lot Of Light At The End Of The Tunnel’: Doctor Struggles to Keep Indigenous Community Safe As COVID Rages in Brazil
A doctor treating Brazil’s Indigenous population struggles to keep the community safe as COVID-19 continues to rage across the country.
For transgender people across the India, the state-imposed lockdown restrictions and curfews can mean being trapped in hostile homes and without access to the community, medical care and mental-health services that they depend on for…
Three women in India share their experience battling severe illness — and COVID-19.
Feeling compelled to do something, young people are springing up social media groups to swap leads on oxygen cylinders and other health care needs during India's COVID crisis.
Surbhi Dasbegan to feel that India was losing control of COVID earlier this month when seven of her colleagues and three patients tested positive for the virus.
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.