In late January, the Department of Homeland Security withdrew its proposal to rescind work authorization for H4 visa holders, who are spouses of H-1B work visa holders, signalling the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to supporting immigrant women workers. A majority of H4 visa holders are highly-skilled Indian women. Click here to read the full article in […]
Women are often ignored in discussions of incarceration because they make up only around 10% of the 2.3 million people incarcerated in the U.S. In a Feb. 4 online panel hosted by the Georgetown University Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life, speakers discussed how the criminal legal system disproportionately harms Black women, and […]
Biden has promised that gender equity will be at the forefront of his administration’s policies. To help achieve that goal, he is creating a new Gender Policy Council within the White House. Click here to read more about the initiative in an NPR Politics article written by Melissa Block.