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Gender News Articles: Law

political flier with woman's face and words
Feb 8 2019 | Posted In: Activism, Law, Leadership
In a time when women’s voting turnout in India has experienced remarkable growth, political parties may be missing an important opportunity. What would happen if their political messages specifically target women? Clayman Institute Faculty Fellow Saad Gulzar, assistant professor of political...
Mar 7 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Law
Can curbing a woman’s right to religious expression affect her self-identity, her level of education, or her income? According to Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow and Stanford assistant professor of political science Vicky Fouka, the French headscarf ban in France has emerged as a model...
Oct 31 2013 | Posted In: Academia, Law
Two years ago, Occupy Wall Street protestors turned out en masse on the sidewalks of New York City. This began a movement that spread rapidly, drawing attention to the vast economic disparities in modern industrialized countries.
Jan 7 2013 | Posted In: Law, Work and Organizations
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, giving employees the right to take unpaid leave for certain family or medical reasons. But over the past two decades, says law professor Catherine Albiston, employees have actually had mixed...
Apr 24 2012 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Law
When a Los Angeles police car ran over and killed Susan Burton’s 5-year-old son, her sorrow led her to alcohol and drugs. Her poor black community did not have counseling services, but it was a hot spot for drugs.  Burton was eventually arrested for a drug offense and entered the criminal justice...

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