“The pandemic has absolutely impacted the progress women have made and continue to strive for in every aspect of our society, magnifying all existing inequalities and structural issues in our nation,” says Nunes. “The most apparent implication for the future is the way we as a country view health care, paid sick leave and paid family leave.”
“Women are written out of the history books. The only people really in the history books are the white men,” says Toni Van Pelt, president of the National Organization for Women. “Because even when women make the accomplishments, the men take that away from them and claim it for themselves.”
“Unintended pregnancy can be deadly – it’s closely correlated with infant mortality, maternal mortality and increased risk of domestic violence homicide”.
“When health professionals in the U.S. speak truth to power, especially those who are women, women of color or LGBTQIA+, they aren’t given the respect they deserve.”
A majority of justices ruled that an employer violates federal law when they fire someone for being gay or transgender.