Nation Topics - Gender Issues
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Few new mothers get paid maternity leave. Those who take unpaid leave often go deep into debt to make ends meet.
Why is it so hard to understand that women's rights are an economic issue?
The bishops want to put a stop to the nuns’ focus on social justice. Thanks to their second-class status within the church, the nuns have little recourse.
The brouhaha over Hilary Rosen’s comments was not really about whether what stay-home mothers do is work.
The texting, globe-trotting secretary of state has become the Post-Teen Choice Favorite. But memification carries its own pitfalls.
Women dominate growing sectors like retail and home healthcare—but the jobs there are grueling and the wages are low.
The newest UN agency, once hailed as the best hope for action on women’s rights, fell short of money and power this year.
As governor of Texas, Rick Perry has deliberately and systematically bankrupted state-provided healthcare for low income and uninsured women.
More than two weeks after the GOP candidate was accused of sexual harassment, Republican men still support him.
Twenty years after Anita Hill boldly brought workplace sexual harassment to the American public consciousness, The Nation celebrates the progress we have made in the two decades since and reflects on the challenges we still face.