Stories tagged: "women"


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A Place at the Table: Latinas in Arizona Strive for Representation in Politics

Latinos are a growing force in the nation’s political landscape, even as they lag in election to public office in Arizona. Esme Franco Ruiz is passionate about her work in politics—even though she despises politics. “I don’t like politics because it tends to be very, very shady,” she said. “I don’t appreciate how it’s a...

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Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.

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Biden Begins Working Toward a White House That ‘Looks Like America’

Nine of the 13 members of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board are people of color, and five of the members are women.

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Equal Pay, Health Care, and Access: What a Biden Presidency Means for Women

The champion for equal rights is getitng ready to launch his bold, comprehensive plan to further women's economic and physical security.

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Biden Has Detailed Plans That Could Help Women in America. Trump Has Nothing.

How the two campaigns differ on health policy, plans for child care, and violence against women.

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The COVID Recession Is About to Make Life Much Worse for Women

Fewer than half of women are satisfied with thow they're treated in the U.S. The outsized impact of COVID-19 on women’s employment is sure to exacerbate that.

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Women Are Losing Their Jobs More Than Men Due To Coronavirus. Here’s Why.

Women may account for more than 55% of unemployment claims filed between mid-March and April 4, according to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute.