Tag Archives: immigrant women

New documentary explores the legacy of Vietnamese women in the nail industry

TweetThis looks so cool: a documentary on the legacy of Vietnamese women workers, as well as Black women’s influence, on the nail salon industry. Tweet
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The rise of the DIY abortion

TweetAs abortion restrictions continue to grip the country more and more tightly, we’re seeing a strategy used by women in Latin America – where abortion is, with a few exceptions, illegal – coming into use here: Misoprostol, a pill FDA-approved to treat ulcers that can, if used correctly, safely induce an early abortion. Tweet
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Migrant women documenting their experiences crossing the border

TweetAfter years of photographing migration, freelance photographer Encarni Pindado — realizing that there was so much that her perspective as a non-migrant did not capture — began a participatory photography project. MigraZoom gives migrants crossing the border disposable cameras to document their own experience of the crossing. Tweet
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South Dakota legislators openly discriminate against Asian immigrants to pass sex-selective abortion ban

TweetSouth Dakota Representative Stace Nelson, a Republican running for U.S. Senate, apparently thinks it is totally ok to openly discriminate against Asian immigrants. Tweet
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Indiana Attorney General suggests requiring drug-testing for pregnant women

TweetCiting the cost of treating infants exposed to addictive drugs, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is calling on the state legislature to require the drug-testing of pregnant women: It is called Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, or NAS, newborns exposed to addictive illegal or prescription drugs before they are born. Attorney General Greg Zoeller says treating NAS [...]
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