A teacher fired after using in vitro fertilization is taking her case to Wisconsin’s Equal Rights Division. She joins a roster of others penalized by the Catholic school system. Fourth in a series on women changing religious institutions and practices.
A controversial federal policy change allowing colleges to use an e-mail survey to assess unmet athletic interest on campus continues to draw criticism from Title IX activists. Some students say the survey largely passed them by.
While celebrating the government’s recent affirmation of Title IX, advocates are determined to pressure the Office for Civil Rights for better enforcement of the law, which they now consider safe through the next general election.
Women’s rights advocates step up their efforts to preserve the landmark federal law now under scrutiny. Title IX requires schools that receive federal funds to provide equal treatment to women and men–including opportunities to play sports.
This is the first in a series on the women toiling at Ground Zero in the ashes of the World Trade Center. The women profiled are helping the city recover and rebuild–police, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, construction workers. They are us.
The international conference on racism has largely overlooked sexism and how the intersection of racism with gender bias can be doubly debilitating for women of color around the world. A handful of women reminded world leaders not to ignore gender.