Sexual harassment

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The EEOC announces tougher rules to protect pregnant workers. See NPR. The Washington Post reports that young women face sexual harassment in the science field. After Rhode Island decriminalized prostitution, a decline occurred in forcible rape and incidents of gonorrhea. See… Read More ›

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Freelance journalist Esther Honig created a project through Photoshop to portray the beauty standards in different countries. See Hello Giggles. Matt Lauer asked Mary Barra if it was possible for her to run GM and be a good mom simultaneously. See TIME…. Read More ›

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Women in South Sudan are helping to break down gender-stereotypes in the workplace by operating a a car wash. See UN Multimedia. The New York Times shows how Turkish women have been using Twitter to combat sexual harassment. The Nation explores… Read More ›

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PolicyMic lists everything that women could buy if they were paid the same salary as men. The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology published a report showing that businesses with more women are more successful. See Mashable. In an interview… Read More ›

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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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The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a 20-week abortion ban. See RH Reality Check. According to Melissa Kearney and Phillip B. Levine’s research, in regions with many viewers of “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom,” the number of teenage births has… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Emily May

Emily May is the co-founder and Executive Director of Hollaback!, a global movement dedicated to stopping street harassment. She has a roster of awards and acclamations that will make your mouth water and her devotion to empowering women and LGTBQ… Read More ›

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It’s Time to #StopRush

He’s at it again. Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh dismissed a new study on street harassment by stating, “[Liberals] just despise basic human nature.” He then suggested that men should “walk up to the woman and say, ‘Will you please ask your… Read More ›

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