Even after leaving a domestic violence situation, survivors are often saddled with mountains of debt incurred by their abusers. Can a new California law offer protections?
As trusted community figures, doulas are increasingly helping their clients stay safe during heat waves, hurricanes, and wildfires, all of which put pregnant people at higher risk.
Evette Dionne’s new and highly personal book pushes back against cultural and medical fat shaming.
Abortion bans tend to disproportionately impact vulnerable populations in low-income, rural communities. Here’s how young people of color are fighting back.
More than 40 million people provide unpaid care for adults. My mother was one of them.
Given the escalation of this problem during the pandemic, it’s time to fund more effective responses to domestic violence that truly make our families and communities safer.
Christena Cleveland on her pilgrimage to find the sacred Black feminine.
A historic victory over the fashion industry in California is creating ripples for global change.
Indigenous and Aboriginal women on Bainbridge Island had to hide their identity. Now, their adult children embrace it.
The likely outcome of the Dobbs decision will have far-reaching effects on women’s health, both physiological and financial.
“We all have a story to share, and I believe knowing someone’s story creates connection.”
A court seen as becoming increasingly politicized in ways unpopular to the majority of Americans risks decades of reputational damage.
Talks of work-life balance often exclude low-wage women workers of color. Including them means investing in basic policies like equal pay and paid time off.
“A nation isn’t defeated until the hearts of the women are on the ground.”
“To thrive, we must embrace both our strengths and our vulnerabilities, and give ourselves permission to be human.”
It’s going to require government investment in both women employees and entrepreneurs.
Sonora Jha was new to America and on her own with a 6-year-old when she was injured in a car accident. But she found a new community willing to help out—with songs, play dates, and kimbap.
An Indian biologist went door-to-door, listening and helping people develop livelihoods, to ultimately save an endangered species.
Whenever I am faced with emotional ambivalence, or a sense of duty to others is in competition with my own emotional needs, I ask, “What would a white woman do?”
The U.S. has a history of sterilizing women without their knowledge or permission, but states are working to make up for past mistakes.
The women who took part in the siege of the Capitol are part of a long history of women’s participation in extremist violence, both in the United States and abroad.
In most cases, calling the police on abusers is unhelpful at best, and at worst makes survivors feel less safe: “It’s really time that we recenter on what the survivors are telling us.”
I managed to rebuild my sense of self and safety starting the day I ran away from my father—only to then watch “him” win the White House in the guise of Donald Trump.
As climate change threatens rainfed farming, millets offer a way to achieve food, financial, and environmental security.
Life around Lugu Lake—high up in the Himalayas, straddling China’s Yunnan and Sichuan provinces—has been changing rapidly. Until relatively recently, the Mosuo, a Chinese ethnic minority of about 40,000 people,
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