On that day 25 years ago, August 11, 1995, a devadasi woman, Yellamma, traveled from Raichur district in Karnataka to Delhi to participate in a historic event. In the presence of over a thousand Dalit women, Yellamma lit the inaugural lamp to establish a pan-Indian network, the National Federation of
Again Saturday January 1, 2022 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Sunday January 2 at 6:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand —A celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage reflected in popular music— “Rise Up: Songs from the Women’s Movement” celebrates the 100th anniversary of the
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Spain on Sunday evening to participate in walks across the country for International Women’s Day. The reasons for the protest were the same as those which inspired the mass protests of the past two years: gender-based violence, the gender pay
Women seeking employment often have to overcome the conscious or unconscious gender biases of those who hire, as numerous studies have shown. But women seeking employment also face another hurdle: Guardians in charge of hiring are heavily influenced in their decisions by the biases of the employees the woman would
According to the US Department of Labor, women are a serious “force in the labor market”, accounting for 47% of the country’s workers. Over 39% of these women work in industries where women traditionally constitute the majority of employees. Women also own approximately 10 million businesses in the United States.