Correspondent, Across Women's Lives
Allison Herrera is a multimedia reporter living in Minneapolis. She's covered issues ranging from the environment to women in prison. Before joining PRI, Herrera worked in Oklahoma covering Native American communities for KOSU Radio. Her project Invisible Nations was part of AIR's Localore project Finding America.
Arts, Culture & Media
Pamela Green is the director of a new film about Guy-Blaché called “Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blache.” She says Guy-Blaché changed the course of cinema.
Kagame pardoned 367 women who were jailed because they had an abortion. The order was widely praised by women and human rights activists.
Automation is expected to make many jobs disappear in the future. And according to a recent study, women are more vulnerable to job loss than men.
We asked The World's women readers and listeners what they think about when they travel alone. They told us — and shared some incredible photos from their adventures.
Conflict & Justice
Online travel platforms can connect you to amazing experiences. They’re also valuable when you want to find out if a business is worth the money or if a hotel has clean sheets. But when there’s a serious safety concern somewhere, it’s unclear whether the platform will alert you.
Health & Medicine
In Argentina, abortion is illegal — except in cases of rape, incest and danger to the life of the mother. But abortion rights activists say even those rare cases where abortion is lawful, women and girls have a hard time accessing one.
It’s little known, but the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has ties to Ireland dating back to the Irish Potato Famine.
On Thursday, the Canadian government apologized for the mistreatment of families like Anawak's in the mid-20th century.
Women & Girls
There’s a debate going on among athletes sparked by the controversial comments of tennis legend Martina Navratilova. She says it’s cheating when transgender women compete in women’s sports.
Having kids — it’s not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost of child care. Many women in the US say the cost makes it difficult to get ahead. But what if there were a model for universal day care? It turns out, there is such a thing — in Québec. The program is 20 years old and is an inspiration for many.