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Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Huff Post: Recession Ends and Millions of Women Are Still Trapped in Poverty

Huff Post: Recession Ends and Millions of Women Are Still Trapped in Poverty

Huff Post: Recession Ends and Millions of Women Are Still Trapped in Poverty

Poverty is a women’s issue. Nearly six in 10 poor adults are women, and more than half of all poor children live in families headed by women. Poverty rates are especially high for single mothers, women of color and elderly women living alone.

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in 9to5 in the News, Georgia, Homepage_featured, Media Coverage | Comments Off on Women’s Enews Op-Ed: Women’s Voices Matter in Elections

Women’s Enews Op-Ed: Women’s Voices Matter in Elections

Women’s Enews Op-Ed: Women’s Voices Matter in Elections

Too many women are more likely to know where the fireworks are held in July than how or when to cast a vote in November. And our democracy depends far more on this latter information.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Homepage_featured, Uncategorized | Comments Off on MAP: Paying an Unfair Price, The Financial Penalty for Being LGBT in America

MAP: Paying an Unfair Price, The Financial Penalty for Being LGBT in America

MAP: Paying an Unfair Price, The Financial Penalty for Being LGBT in America

Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for Being LGBT in America paints a stark picture of the added financial burdens faced by LGBT Americans because of anti-LGBT laws at the national, state and local levels.

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Homepage_featured | Comments Off on FVAW: Respect the Bump Gets Results as Well as Respect

FVAW: Respect the Bump Gets Results as Well as Respect

FVAW: Respect the Bump Gets Results as Well as Respect

After working at the Chatham store for 10 days, a pregnant Thelma was shopping and had two TVs fall on her. She needed time to recuperate to prevent a miscarriage and heal from her injuries, but her manager said she had to come back to work. Thelma filed a lawsuit; shortly afterwards, she was fired.