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This women-led nonprofit wants Los Angeles to recognize and prioritize its Indigenous population
Cofounders Odilia Romero and Janet Martinez, mother and daughter, have been recognized by Lizzo and MALDEF for their work celebrating Indigenous cultures and languages.
Artist Humaira Abid challenges images of Muslim women by exploring taboos and gender stereotypes
As women in Iran and Afghanistan protest for their rights to freedom and education, Humaira Abid talks about her “Fight Like a Girl” exhibit and her upcoming work.
Ending DACA could mean direct consequences for women, teachers and students
An appeals court decision has imperiled the future of the program. If it ends, the education field could lose hundreds of teachers per month and affect students.
Students and scholars — from Tehran to Los Angeles — want justice after Mahsa Amini’s death
A 22-year-old Iranian woman was arrested for an alleged hijab violation. Three days later, she was dead – spurring the academic community in and outside the Islamic Republic to take action.
‘You leave everything behind’: As bases end housing, Afghan women detail life as refugees in the United States
Since August, the U.S. has helped more than 76,000 Afghan refugees resettle across the country. Now, many are turning their focus toward rebuilding their lives.
Fadwa Hammoud, who made history arguing a Supreme Court case, wants to make room for other voices
Michigan’s solicitor general was the first Arab-American Muslim woman to make an oral argument before the justices
Pregnant undocumented minors, many of them rape survivors, no longer have access to abortions in Texas
Officials have been ordered to transfer minors seeking abortions to facilities outside the state — delaying their access to the procedure.
'We are always excluded': Kids with undocumented parents were supposed to get the child tax credit. Many still haven’t.
Families that include undocumented immigrants are reporting not receiving the child tax credit, even after the law was changed to make them eligible for the first time.
‘A moral obligation’: How agencies help Afghan women who can escape
As the evacuation continues, resettlement agencies in the United States are working overtime to find new homes for those fleeing the Taliban.
‘We are gravely concerned’: Senators seek swift aid for Afghan women leaders
Dozens of senators signed a letter on Monday urging the Biden administration to move faster on evacuations.