NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Office life will be different after COVID-19, with desks far apart, Plexiglass barriers and a health warning on handshakes. But the biggest change could be a notable absence of women.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Colleen Benally, who lives on the Navajo Nation reservation in the American Southwest, spends a lot of time in her car. Her daily commute takes three hours, and it's a 28-mile (45-km) drive to collect mail from the nearest post office.
NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in four
U.S. working women is thinking about slowing their careers or
quitting the workforce altogether because of COVID-19, research
showed on Wednesday, a trend that could erase progress women
have made in the ranks of business.
NEW YORK, Sept 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A
convergence of women, color and class can steer the course of
U.S. politics, say the leaders of a new campaign aimed at
galvanizing women of all backgrounds to get out the vote.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The coronavirus pandemic has wiped out progress on lofty goals such as ending world poverty and hunger in the next decade, but the economic damage of COVID-19 shows how badly such global development is needed, philanthropist Bill Gates said.
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward bears plenty of scars of Hurricane Katrina that devastated the city 15 years ago - overgrown vacant lots, broken foundations where houses stood and empty streets where people once lived.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Temperature sensors, silent train cars, bleach-like odors - U.S. city officials and transport experts are pulling out the stops to lure residents back on rails and buses after the coronavirus pandemic sent ridership plummeting.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Jeannine Cook had only opened her Philadelphia bookstore for a few weeks when the coronavirus forced its closure, the latest in a string of obstacles for the Black business owner.
NEW YORK, Aug 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Black people
in the United States were making slight progress towards
equality, but even that is being undone by the economic and
social impacts of the coronavirus, according to an index of
American equality released on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Talk about a gender gap. Women and men have vastly different views on how much equality has been achieved in the U.S. workplace, with half as many women as men seeing progress, poll results showed on Monday.