Stories tagged: "women"


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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.

President-elect Joe Biden has prioritized working with women and people of color as he transitions into the White House (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Over 40% of Biden’s Transition Team Are People of Color. That Matters.

"My administration's going to look like America," Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden said earlier this year.

Job seekers fill out applications as they wait in line to enter a job fair at a new Target retail store on August 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
White Women Are Bouncing Back From the Economic Downturn. Black and Hispanic Women Not So Much.

"Women of color and Black women in particular are often working an essential job, the front-line jobs that are most vulnerable to COVID."

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We Spoke to Three Women Who Had to Close Their Businesses Indefinitely Because of the Pandemic

To get a better sense of what’s been lost to the coronavirus pandemic, COURIER interviewed three women who had to shutter their businesses in recent months.

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Biden Has Detailed Plans That Could Help Women in America. Trump Has Nothing.

How the two campaigns differ on health policy, plans for child care, and violence against women.

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The COVID Recession Is About to Make Life Much Worse for Women

Fewer than half of women are satisfied with thow they're treated in the U.S. The outsized impact of COVID-19 on women’s employment is sure to exacerbate that.

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A Record Number of Women Are Running for Office in 2020

New data shows 295 women have already filed for office to run as Democrats, while 195 are Republican candidates.