Sheila Bapat is an attorney and writer covering reproductive law and policy, gender discrimination and gender parity in the workforce and politics.
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Saturday, May 25, 2013
Student Debt Is a Women’s Issue
Because student debt affects a large swath of Americans who struggle to build wealth over the course of their careers, it is primarily discussed as a class and an economic stimulus issue. But student debt is also an issue of particular importance for women .
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Will Senate Republican Women Support the Paycheck Fairness Act?
A record 98 women will serve in the 113th Congress—20 women in the Senate, and 78 in the House. And in this new Congress, the gender chasm between both major parties is even more stark: Of the 20 women set to serve in the U.S. Senate come 2013, 16 are Democrats; of the 78 women in the House, 58 are Democrats.