“Women remain vulnerable to homelessness because of gender based violence, gender wage gaps, and employment protections such as paid sick leave, family paid leave, and affordable and accessible childcare,” said Christian F. Nunes, president of the Nati
Women are the backbone of our economy, and their contributions cannot be understated; women drive 70-80 percent of consumer behavior and contribute trillions of dollars to the economy.
“We are disappointed that the Supreme Court decided not to address this glaring gap in women’s equality. While we are hopeful that Congress will choose to do away with the male-only draft requirement, we think this is a missed opportunity for the Court
“When women are displaced due to these disasters, they’re put at more risk for harassment and violence. This is a direct impact in contributing to why we see women having more risk of PTSD, as well as other anxiety and acute distress disorders,” Nunes said.
RESPONSE FROM NATIONAL NOW PRESIDENT, CHRISTIAN F. NUNES: Naomi Osaka, a famous tennis player, recently announced she’s leaving tennis indefinitely to cater to her own mental health needs. What would you say is the significance of this on mental health