Electing a Woman Leader – a Long and Winding Road

Electing a Woman Leader – a Long and Winding Road

New York, NY – July 28, 2022: Vice President Kamala Harris announced the formation of the Economic Opportunity Coalition to invest in underserved communities at Restoration Plaza. (Shutterstock) By Sir Ronald Sanders The fight for the post of leader of the ruling Conservative Party in Britain and for the presidency of the United States is […]

Uber Sued by Hundreds of Female Passengers Over Sexual Assault Complaints

Uber Sued by Hundreds of Female Passengers Over Sexual Assault Complaints

Uber Technologies Inc. is being sued by hundreds of women across the US who claim to have been assaulted by drivers on the platform. Women were “kidnapped, sexually assaulted, sexually battered, raped, falsely imprisoned, stalked, harassed or otherwise attacked” in their rides. It is claimed that Uber has known about the sexual misconduct of some […]

Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and Stress Inoculation

Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and Stress Inoculation

By Victoria Falk The Chamber Coalition, which comprises the New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC), and the Hispanic American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC), celebrated Women’s Month by holding a Bootcamp focusing on Women’s Leadership & Wellness. One of the topics was Caring for Yourself: Self-Care and […]

Hope for Immigrants: Reviving The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Hope for Immigrants: Reviving The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

By Linda Nwoke, Special to CAW Several misconceptions exist on the issue of violence against women. However, key facts about violence against women are that it can be physical, psychological, or sexual and takes place in private and public spaces like the victims’ homes, the streets, or during the war. Secondly, violence against women and […]

COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Affected Women in the Americas

COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Affected Women in the Americas

PAHO report shows that gender inequalities in health have increased in the region; calls for disaggregated data to design more inclusive response. Washington, DC, March 8, 2022 (PAHO)- The COVID-19 pandemic had a disproportionate impact on women in the Americas, contributing to increased gender inequality in health and threatening women’s development and well-being, a new […]

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