Over 30% of people incarcerated in US jails cannot afford bail. Bail conditions are set by a judge, often within 24 to 48 hours of a defendant’s arrest, depending...

Sexual Harassment of Female Farmworkers

In the United States, there are an estimated 2.4 million farmworkers laboring on farms and ranches, with 25.5 percent of the workers being women. Approximately...

Violence Against Transgender Women

Violence against transgender people has risen 36% since 2013.  As the current administration revokes trans rights and sets new transphobic policies, this rate is...

Public Transportation: Grounds for Sex Trafficking

Current research on women’s mobility focuses on individual, social, and cultural factors that influence the use of the public transport system. Public transportation systems...

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Georgia House Bill 286 Prohibits Hair Discrimination

The Drake Institute of Research and Policy SUPPORTS Senate Bill 286 which calls on the Georgia State Legislature to pass, the Governor to sign,...

New Jersey General Assembly Bill 4160, Grants for Veterans for COVID-19 related events

The Drake Institute of Research and Policy SUPPORTS General Assembly Bill 4160 which provides one-time financial assistance grants of $1,000 and one-time special needs...

Georgia House Bill 745 – Georgia Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act

The Drake Institute of Research and Policy SUPPORTS House Bill No. 745 which calls on the Georgia General Assembly to pass, and the Governor...

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Environmental Threats to Women’s Health

Proper management of hazardous waste is of the utmost importance to the health and wellbeing of people in the United States. According to the...

Women Executives in Illinois’ Finance Industry: Examining Barriers to Upward Mobility

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REPORTS OCTOBER 3, 2019 • UPDATED March 1, 2021 There is a significant gender gap among executives working in the financial services industry. Nationwide, there...