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Donald Trump’s Cowardice on ‘Dreamers’

President Trump didn’t even have the guts to do the job himself. Instead, he hid in the shadows and sent his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, to do the dirty work of telling the country that the administration would no longer shield from deportation 800,000 young undocumented immigrants brought to …

Immigration

Liberalism and the Campus Rape Tribunals

Last week Betsy DeVos, the secretary of education, announced that the Trump White House would be revising the Obama administration guidelines for how colleges and universities adjudicate accusations of sexual assault.<p>There were protests outside her speech and spittle-flecked rants on Twitter, but …

Betsy DeVos

Campus Rape, a Survivor’s Story

Last week I wrote a column praising Betsy DeVos for announcing that the Department of Education would revisit the Obama administration’s 2011 “guidance” on campus sexual assault. The new guidelines, often interpreted with Procrustean severity by nervous campus administrators, had all but eliminated …

Betsy DeVos

President Trump’s War on Science

The news was hard to digest until one realized it was part of a much larger and increasingly disturbing pattern in the Trump administration. On Aug. 18, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine received an order from the Interior Department that it stop work on what seemed a …

Sam Clovis

The Media's Effect on Women's Body Image

While women have made significant strides in the past decades, the culture at large continues to place a great emphasis on how women look. These …

CNN

Media, Body Image, and Eating Disorders

We live in a media-saturated world and do not control the message.<p>Mass media provides a significantly influential context for people to learn about …

Pay Equity & Discrimination | Institute for Women's Policy Research

Women are almost half of the workforce. They are the sole or co-breadwinner in half of American families with children. They receive more college and …

Gender

Pay equity information

Since the Equal Pay Act was signed in 1963, the wage gap has been closing at a very slow rate. In 1963, women who worked full-time, year-round made …

The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap

You’ve probably heard that men are paid more than women are paid over their lifetimes. But what does that mean? Are women paid less because they …

India

The cursed widows of India

YouTube

Status of widows in India

On June 23, International Widows Day, NDTV broadcast a documentary on the widows of Vrindavan, who must beg or sing bhajans for a single meal<b>. Guest</b> …

LIFE OF INDIAN WIDOWS OF VRINDAVAN BY MAITRI

India

For India's Widows, A Riot Of Color, An Act Of Liberation

"I have no one. I've lost everything. My children are gone, my parents are gone. My husband's family doesn't ask about me. They don't even look for me, they don't even know if I eat," says Manu Ghosh, 85.<p>That's her above, seen before and after the Hindu festival of Holi at her ashram in northern …

India

India's city of widows

Discrimination against widows has left thousands of women in West Bengal resorting to prostitution and begging to survive<p>In the dark, damp back-streets of Vrindavan, more commonly known as the "city of widows", India's forgotten widows chant for their supper. For a few hours, their prayers earn …