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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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.