Women

  • More women are targets of xenophobic hate

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services Muslim, Asian and Latina women are the main victims of xenophobic attacks in the United States during an increase in hate crimes against immigrants. The phenomenon, said experts convened by Ethnic Media Services, reflects the fact that marginalized groups end up being the scapegoat...
  • Más mujeres son blanco del odio xenófobo

    Jenny Manrique Ethnic Media Services Mujeres musulmanas, asiáticas y latinas son las principales víctimas de agresiones xenófobas en Estados Unidos en el marco de un aumento de los crímenes de odio contra inmigrantes. El fenómeno, observan expertos convocados por Ethnic Media Services, obedece a que los grupos marginados terminan...
  • Meet Strawberry Farmer Alma García

    According to the latest Census of Agriculture data, the United States has more female farmers than ever before. Between 2012 and 2017, United States agriculture saw a 27% increase in female producers, with women making up about 36% of American farmers today. More than half (56%) of all farms reported having at least one female decision-maker. March is...
  • NOT A BLAME GAME: WOMEN DEMAND EQUAL PAY AND EQUITY

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Monday was April Fool’s Day, but an observance today is no joke to working women in Ohio and across the U.S.  April 2 marks Equal Pay Day, the date on the calendar representing how far into 2019 a woman has to work to earn the equivalent...
  • IMPACT OF WOMEN AS ELECTED MEMBERS OF U.S. CONGRESS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR The recent 2018 Midterm Election has resulted in having 112 women as elected officials (25% of the of the total 435 representatives who have ‘seat, voice and vote’. To pass any legislation requires 218+ votes. With their 237 Democratic majority, the Democratic Party will select...
  • Combating Cancer In Young Women Online

    NAPS Women from the ages of 18 to 50 are the most active group of adult Internet and social media users. And even though women in this age group are less likely to get breast cancer than older women, it does happen. Now, three southern states are making sure...
  • County of Santa Clara Leads Coalition to Fight the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Deny Women Access to Contraception

    SCC SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On Tuesday May 29 the County of Santa Clara led a nationwide coalition to fight the Trump Administration’s efforts to roll back women’s access to cost-free contraception.  Together with the City of Oakland and 15 other cities, counties, and local agencies across the nation,...
  • SETTING BOUNDARIES EARLY ON IS VERY IMPORTANT

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Recently American society at all levels has been exposed to the fall-out of its own inability to openly and comfortably discuss its accepted sexual behavior standards necessary to deal with sexual harassments and abuses. Deep rooted cultural, philosophical, religious and social taboos must become known...
  • Report: Tipping Rule Change Would Cost Women $4.6 Billion

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As women’s marches take place across the country this Saturday, time is running out to put in your two cents about a rule proposed by the Trump administration that a new report says could cost female workers $4.6 billion in tips...

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