by Beenish Ahmed Posted on April 1, 2015
Schoolgirls who became pregnant, in part, because of the uptick in sexual violence and sex work in the midst of the Ebola outbreak are now further punished by not being allowed to graduate from school.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 31, 2015
"She's unable to fulfill her duties as an officer according to her doctor, so she can't come back to work," the mayor said.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 30, 2015
The case is a disturbing example of overly broad laws that essentially criminalize pregnancy.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 25, 2015
When Peggy Young was advised by her doctor not to perform heavy lifting during pregnancy, she was faced with the choice to either continue the now-dangerous work or go on unpaid leave without benefits.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 12, 2015
They say the Obama administration should act quickly to close a loophole that's denying care to pregnant women.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 12, 2015
Cynthia Terrana also says she suffered emotional and physical trauma after being fired that led to a miscarriage.
by Bryce Covert Posted on March 2, 2015
Betzaida Cruz Cardona is suing Savers for allegedly firing her and telling her to "stay home" to care for her pregnancy.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 24, 2015
Megan Hemmerlein says Bloomberg wouldn't let her cover certain stories, gave her a poor performance review, and then fired her.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on February 18, 2015
Pregnancy doesn't currently count as a "qualifying life event."
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 14, 2015
Qatar Airways doesn't allow employees to get pregnant and they have to ask permission to get married.