There are insufficient resources offering sexual assault response including the use of a rape kit. There is no centralized database showing how many and which U.S. emergency rooms have those resources onsite. This means that survivors are turned away and must go to an emergency room in another city or even another state. This leaves survivors so exhausted and defeated that they give up.
Women who choose to stay in abusive relationships occupy a morally ambiguous identity category. They are at once pitied for their victimhood and shamed for their participation in it. Educating the public on how prevalent abuse actually is, and what their role can be in helping a victim is the first step towards safety for all.
It is hardly news that women—particularly women of color—are chronically underrepresented in the US tech sector. Perhaps more alarming is that the trend is headed in the wrong direction. The percentage of computing roles women hold has largely declined in the United States over the past 25 years.
In the US, women currently hold 24% of the jobs in computing—a level that has held steady since 2011, according to data from Girls Who Code. That percentage is likely to fall to 22% by 2025 if no new efforts are made to create and sustain young women’s interest in computing, from junior high to university.
PMS isn't just the cliché cramps and hormones media portrays. There are several symptoms and problems that affect women each menstrual cycle that deserve to be managed and monitored. Further understanding about periods can be applied to social and cultural discrimination many women face because of a natural process they face monthly.
While scholars have studied the racial achievement gap for several decades, the mechanisms that produce this gap remain unclear.
Universities represent one of our greatest hopes for solving many of the worlds biggest challenges. Developing social impact projects with university students provides hands on experience to the SDGs and global challenges impacting humanity. Hands on experience, outside classroom theory, will install social impact and responsibility values to our next generation of leaders and humanitarians.
Technology is currently influencing women’s businesses and personal lives, but it is revealed that mobile money is not tuned to
the problems they face and their financial needs. We need to present
alternate design directions for meeting the technological
and financial needs of women in business, circumnavigating the
patriarchal structures that constrain them.
Currently women represent only a quarter of the technology workforce, and black women just three percent. It is imperative to give young black girls the skills to code so they have equal access to future jobs in technology an industry that is predicted to employ 1.4M people in the US alone.
Young children need help building their emotional intelligence and awareness. Starting discussions about emotional and mental health with young people helps create mature, self aware adults.