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These Afghan Women Are Turning Everything Green: From Local Crops to Local Economy

In the Shibar Valley of Afghanistan, the once dry, mountainous terrain is now growing with a variety of crops. Not surprisingly, it's all thanks to wo... Read More »

A Reminder of Where We Came From and What We Still Need to Do

I'll tell you the truth, I watched the PBS documentary "MAKERS: Women Who Make America" because one of our top staffers at the AFL-CIO and Working Ame... Read More »

Today in History: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Funeral Procession

Today marks the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire funeral proce ion. Over 120,000 people marched on April 5th, 1911, in a prot... Read More »