Lift IOWA – Women In The News: 5-11-20
The rush to reopen the state has left many questions about the health and safety of Iowans unanswered. Among those questions, “Who will watch the children?” is especially crucial. (Cedar Rapids Gazette editorial)
Former Vice President Joe Biden denied an allegation of sexual assault by a former Senate aide, Tara Reade, breaking a monthlong silence that had frustrated some Democratic activists as his presidential campaign navigated issues of gender that are vitally important to many members of his party.
The Education Department released new rules governing how sexual assault is handled on college campuses, strengthening protections for students accused of assault.
A new poll finds that nearly half of dads with kids under 12 say they’re spending more time educating the kids than their spouse is. Women beg to differ, with just 3% saying that their spouse is doing more.
Ida B. Wells won a long-overdue Pulitzer last week. The groundbreaking journalist who reported on violence against African Americans was awarded a posthumous special citation.