#Workplace Discrimination

  • Article: New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps
    Citizenship

    New York Bans Hair Discrimination Statewide, Following in California’s Footsteps

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 16, 2019

    New York is the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hair to combat biased treatment. Read more

  • Article: Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace
    Girls & Women

    Japanese Women Are Protesting Required High Heels in the Workplace

    By Daniele Selby|June 5, 2019

    Thousands have rallied behind the #KuToo campaign to ban sexist work dress codes. Read more

  • Article: Pixar Takes on Toxic Masculinity in the Workplace With Latest Short
    Girls & Women

    Pixar Takes on Toxic Masculinity in the Workplace With Latest Short

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2019

    “Purl” is about a pink ball of yarn who joins B.R.O. Capital. Read more

  • Article: US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender
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    US Justice Department Says Employees Can Be Fired for Being Transgender

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    The DOJ argues that federal laws on sex discrimination don't include gender identity. Read more

  • Article: Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist
    Girls & Women

    Amazon Shuts Down AI Hiring Tool for Being Sexist

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 11, 2018

    Amazon created an artificial intelligence tool to help with recruiting, but it showed gender bias. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women
    Girls & Women

    The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women

    June 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    On the heels of #MeToo, the US is the only Western country to make the top 10. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says
    Girls & Women

    Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    Most women said they had experienced inappropriate comments and sexist jokes at work. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of H&M and Gap Factory Workers Abused Daily, Report Says
    Girls & Women

    Hundreds of H&M and Gap Factory Workers Abused Daily, Report Says

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 5, 2018

    Fast fashion leads to sexual assault — and the world’s biggest fashion companies are to blame. Read more