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August 4, 2020
'Hire more women' has been touted as a quick fix to police brutality since Rodney King. Here's why empty calls for equality fail.
Gender discrimination laws don't stop women from being tokenized and harassed.ABC News
July 29, 2020
Remote Work Could Help Cybersecurity’s Diversity Problem – But Will It?
Job market data from the second quarter suggests there are increasing opportunities for women and minorities in the world of remote work, but long-standing biases may provide resistance.
July 20, 2020
UN Women and Women 20 call on G20 members to Recognize Women as Drivers of Economic Recovery and Resilience during COVID-19 and Beyond
Amidst a COVID-19 pandemic that is expected to cause an unprecedented global economic downturn, UN Women, the UN entity dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, and Women 20 (W20), the official G20 engagement group on women, today called on G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors to put women at the heart of recovery efforts.UN Women, Women 20
July 17, 2020
First Female Commander of 1st Special Operations Wing Says 'There are No Barriers'
Colonel Jocelyn Schermerhorn has been named the first female commander of the 1st Special Operations Wing, the most-deployed wing in the U.S. Air Force.military.com
July 13, 2020
A #MeToo Moment Emerges for Military Women After Soldier’s Killing
Women in the military say the horrific killing of Army Specialist Vanessa Guillen has swept the United States, galvanizing even civilians to the cause.New York Times
July 6, 2020
Stalled Security Council Resolution Adopted, Backing UN’s Global Humanitarian Ceasefire Call
UN Secretary-General António Guterres first appealed for a global ceasefire on 23 March in order to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has already claimed more than half a million lives. Security Women supported the UN Sec General’s call for a global ceasefire and we welcome the news that the UN Security Council has now passed a resolution supporting this.UN