How It Took 105 Years to Make a Bra

Originally published by The 19th Republished with Permission: The Roosevelt Island Daily News Loretta Walsh was 20 years old when she joined the Navy, put

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‘It’s never too late’: The entrepreneurial spirit of older women

When asked why they wanted to set up a business later in life, twice as many women than men said they wanted to realize a long-held ambition. Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th Mary Rawles worked full-time as a school teacher while raising two children but noticed over the years as her kids got

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Women in President Donald Trump’s White House earn 69 cents for every $1 paid to male staffers

The gender pay gap is wider than the national pay gap and wider than the gap in the Obama White House. Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The 19th During the Republican National Convention, the high-ranking women in Donald Trump’s White House tried to make the case for the president’s commitment to gender equality.  Outgoing adviser

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Paris’s fine for having too many women as senior officials reminds the world of gender parity problems

The number of women politicians around the world has skyrocketed in the last decade, but women are still significantly underrepresented.  Mariel Padilla Originally published by The 19th The city of Paris was fined 90,000 euros — more than $100,000 — for having too many female senior officials in 2018. Anne Hidalgo, the city’s mayor, called

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Of course women of color were among the first to get vaccinated

Black and Latina women have been on the frontlines of fighting COVID-19. Across the country, they are now the first to be inoculated against it. Chabeli Carrazana, Barbara Rodriguez Originally published by The 19th The women went first. In hospitals across the country this week, woman after woman became the first in their states to

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How men can ‘lean in’ on behalf of women

Opinion OPINION: Women have been pulled away from their jobs during the pandemic. Here’s what they need right now from male allies in the office. By W. Brad JohnsonBy David G. Smith 12.10.2020 Men who thought the Covid-19 “she-cession” was misnamed should take a look at the recent figures from the US Bureau of Labor

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In November, men dropped out of the workforce at higher rates than women

November was the first time in what has been dubbed the first female recession that men suffered greater losses than women. About 347,000 left the labor force.  Chabeli Carrazana Originally published by The 19th The unemployment rate dropped in November, but that’s not good news — the drop was driven almost entirely by an exodus

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