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Pandemic Threatens Decades of Women’s Labour Force Gains
Key findings: The pandemic has pushed women’s participation in the labour force down to its lowest level in three decades, with 1.5 million women losing their jobs in the first two months of the recession. … Women are more likely to “fall out” of the workforce.

Why Intersectionality Matters Even More in 2020
Protests over racial inequity are pushing companies to reckon with their own policies and practices from the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion. But addressing race—and gender—in the workplace is not enough. Leaders must account for intersectionality.

11 Black Women Get Real About Natural Hair at Job Interviews
Research shows that Black women with natural hairstyles, such as twists, braids, and ‘fros, are perceived less professional and competent — and thus, less likely to get job interviews — than their straight-haired counterparts.