Stories tagged: "women"


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Mexican Journalists Aren’t Giving Up in the Face of Death and Kidnappings

Even journalists who do not report on drug-trafficking, especially women, have been victims of violence and intimidation in Mexico.

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Supporters of Lily Eskelsen García for Education Secretary Are Lobbying Hard on Her Behalf

Hispanic organizations and unions are urging President-elect Joe Biden to nominate her and, in doing so, appoint the first Latina to lead the Education Department.

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Women Who Accused Gynecologist of Unnecessary Procedures Should Be Able to Apply for Visas, Democrats Say

The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.

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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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US Deports Migrant Women Who Alleged Abuse by Georgia Doctor

More migrant women face deportation as they speak out against an OBGYN doctor at an ICE detention center in Georgia.

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Several PR Governor Candidates Avoid Taking Up Gender Equity as Violence Continues

Experts and activists have proposed gender rights as a solution to the violence afflicting the island, but the predominance of conservative values is at odds with the idea.