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Sexual harassment had been a common experience of black women’s work life since they arrived in America, and it was black women plaintiffs who first comprehended that sexual abuse at work was discrimination.
From SlutWalks to class action lawsuits to ordinary women feeling empowered to speak out against sexual harassment—that’s change we can believe in.
She put sexual harassment on the map, but twenty years later, more than half of all high school and college age women report being harassed.
Once I start wondering about our barbarous legal system, I can't stop.
Women's social roles—not to mention structural economic constraints—actually make it more expensive to be female in the United States.
As domestic workers win state-level struggles for workplace protections, their employers—many of them middle-class families—get stuck with the bill, while the government gets off scot-free.
Liza Featherstone explains how Wal-Mart systematically discriminates against women, resists unionization and underpays its workers.
The First Lady headlined an event highlighting the struggles of working mothers—but she pulled punches on the country's failure to ensure childcare and family leave.
The internationally renowned activist talks to Katha Pollitt about women and driving in Saudi Arabia, a feminist Islam, and the chances for a “Saudi Spring.”
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