WOMEN IN THE NEWS

Already behind, Wyoming women hit hard by COVID crisis: By far, most Wyomingites who work as housekeepers, bartenders, food servers, and other hospitality staff are women. In fact, women make up nearly three-quarters of the state’s minimum wage earners and tipped workforce.

How Millions of Women Became the Most Essential Workers in America: One in three jobs held by women has been designated as essential.

These Women Were Told Their Help Wasn’t Needed. They Didn’t Listen: A women’s group in Shanghai started donation drives to get health care workers with crucial personal hygiene supplies. But wary hospitals, hard-to-get road passes and online backlash made the process difficult.

During this global health crisis, we will be keeping you up to date on the effects COVID-19 is having on women and girls. Follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter for the latest updates.