Discrimination

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The White House published a report that shows how women would benefit the most from raising the minimum wage given their high concentration in low-wage sectors. See The Hill. PolicyMic also underscores how raising the minimum wage is inherently a… Read More ›

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Planned Parenthood reveals its plan to raise awareness of women’s health and abortion rights for the 2014 midterm elections. See Politico. Barack Obama calls upon Americans to observe and celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2014 in his Presidential… Read More ›

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¬†Amnesty International¬†reports on the physical effects of widespread gender discrimination in Nepal. Forbes shares the objectives of International Women’s Day for 2014. Olivia Wilde talks about women and feminism in Hollywood. See Jezebel. IndieWire outlines 7 upsetting facts about women… Read More ›

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Update: Wal-Mart v. Women

A couple of month ago, I wrote about the class action lawsuit pending against Wal-Mart. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the megastore, and ultimately, sexism. The majority opinion, delivered by Scalia, claimed that there could be… Read More ›

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Pregnancy Discrimination on the Rise

With several friends of mine getting pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant, I’m reminded of an often overlooked issue: pregnancy discrimination. For years, women have struggled against numerous forms of discrimination in the workplace, including unequal pay, sexual harassment, unpaid… Read More ›

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