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Sexual Violence and the Disability Community Article
Barbara Altman holds hands with her son Andrew, who has microcephaly, on a bench at their home in Rockville, Maryland, on October 29, 2016. (Getty/Jabin Botsford)

Sexual Violence and the Disability Community

The disability rights and justice movement and the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements must come together for nuanced discussions of the silent epidemic of sexual violence against disabled people.

Vilissa Thompson, Nora Ellmann, Rebecca Cokley, 1 More Jamille Fields Allsbrook

What Women Need in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic Article
A woman wearing a face mask walks through a nearly empty Union Station during morning rush hour on April 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Getty/Drew Angerer)

What Women Need in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Women need policy solutions for their immediate health and economic needs during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as long-term systemic change.

Nora Ellmann, Robin Bleiweis, Shilpa Phadke

Lack of Paid Leave Risks Public Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak Article
A woman wipes down common areas inside an airport, March 2020. She says disinfecting things such as doors, handles, trash can lids, and anything else that people commonly touch was a routine part of her day even before the coronavirus concerns. (Getty/Brittany Murray)

Lack of Paid Leave Risks Public Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak

To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, workers need paid leave so that they are able to stay home to recover from an illness or provide care to a sick family member without risking their economic security.

Diana Boesch, Sarah Jane Glynn, Shilpa Phadke

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