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Chelsey Sanchez / Harper's Bazaar
Statistics show that Native American women are particularly vulnerable to violence in their lifetimes. On some reservations, for instance, Native women are murdered at a rate more than 10 times the national average. And across the board, more than four in five American Indian and Alaska Native women have experienced violence in their lifetimes.
Anita Hill-Led Hollywood Commission’s Survey Finds “Startling” Number Of Industry Workers Who Believe That Sexual Harassers Are Not Held To Account
David Robb / Deadline
“Workers in the entertainment industry are clear,” the Commission’s report states. “They lack confidence in accountability – the belief and confidence that the process protects victims and strives to eliminate harassment.”
Noam Scheiber / The New York Times
Professors report that parenthood is too often seen in academic settings “as a personal choice” rather than as a societal obligation — “like if you choose to live two hours away from work and you have a long commute, the university shouldn’t have to do anything about it,” explained Susan Pearson, a tenured Northwestern history professor who has helped rally colleagues to seek more accommodations from the university.
Ruth Graham / The New York Times
For many conservative Christian women, the thrill of the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett is personal. Judge Barrett, for them, is a new kind of icon — one they have not seen before in American cultural and political life: a woman who is both unabashedly ambitious and deeply religious, who has excelled at the heights of a demanding profession even as she speaks openly about prioritizing her conservative Catholic faith and family.
Hospital records reveal a substantial rise in the number of women aged 20 to 40 admitted for serious coronavirus infections since the beginning of August, a country-wide trend that suggests younger women are now more exposed to the virus.