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Marching Against Misogyny

Following the one-year anniversary of the Women's March, author Kate Bahn highlights the importance of fighting against the economics of misogyny.

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  • Kate Bahn

Misogyny is deeply embedded in the structure of our economy, in ways that are being further entrenched by the Trump administration and Congressional Republicans. Yet, we are also in an era in which women are leading the resistance against what has effectively operated as the economics of misogyny. One year ago, the myriad issues represented at the Women’s March were a stark representation of what women already know: that reproductive justice and preventing sexual assault and economic opportunity are all intertwined and, in tandem, comprise women’s empowerment. More importantly, we know that we need them all now for the progress of our economy and society.

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Authors

Kate Bahn

Economist