Tag Archives: immigrant women

Fast food workers join forces with home care workers to demand higher wages

TweetOver the last couple of years, fast food workers have been organizing increasingly large and visible protests to demand an hike to the minimum wage. Today, fast food workers are joined by home health care workers in the largest planned protests to date, not only planning a nationwide strike in more than 100 cities, but also upping [...]
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New report calls on US to address racial discrimination in health care system

Tweet The Center for Reproductive Rights, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, and SisterSong have collaborated on a disturbing new report on racial discrimination in health care in the US, particularly around the maternal health of Black women in the South and immigrants’ access to reproductive health care. The two main takeaways: Black women nationwide [...]
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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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