Stories tagged: "shecession"


Photo courtesy Rep. Laurie Pohutsky.
Michigan’s ‘Shecession’ Could Set Working Women Back a Decade, But There Is a Plan to Help

The sharp decline of women in the workforce caused by the pandemic may have lasting damage on women's careers. That could set workplace equity back unless decisive action is taken.

Graphic by Morgaine Ford-Workman
This State Senator Gave Birth While in Office, During COVID. Here’s What She Learned.

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow had a child at the start of 2021. The challenges she's faced have only deepened her commitment to issues facing women in the age of COVID.

Graphic via Rebecca Russ
Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

Study after study has found that women, particularly women of color, have borne the brunt of the pandemic’s economic toll, losing jobs and leaving the workforce in alarming numbers.