Category: Gender Justice

COVID-19, Economic Opportunity, Gender Justice

Paid Leave Must Be Gender Inclusive

by Ashley Crary Lidow, MPH on Oct 19, 2021

Recently, stigma around paid parental leave and men taking paid leave has come in to mainstream conversations after some individuals mocked Pete Buttigieg for taking time to care for his children. The unfortunate stigma around men taking parental leave continues to harm family health and workplace equality. Men most often forgo parental leave or take

Gender Justice

We rallied for Abortion Justice. Here’s what we do next.

by Ashley Crary Lidow on Oct 5, 2021

On Saturday, October 2nd over 300 people came out to MLK park in Columbia, joining the thousands of people across the state to rally for abortion justice. What does Abortion Justice mean?   Abortion Justice is a phrase coined by our friends at All* Above All that recognizes that racism, economic insecurity, and immigration status

Gender Justice, Leadership and Civic Engagement

Apply for the Gender Justice Advocacy Fellowship!

by Kayla Bacote on Sep 14, 2021

The South Carolina Gender Justice Advocacy Fellowship is a 6-month-long learning experience hosted by WREN. A first-of-its kind program in our state, the fellowship’s first cohort of advocates will begin meeting monthly in January 2021.  The Fellowship will provide a space for participants to reimagine advocacy in a way which reflects a broader representation of

Gender Justice

What is Gender Justice?

by WREN Staff on Sep 2, 2021

What is Gender Justice? WREN has made a commitment to being an organization dedicated to Gender Justice, but it’s important to understand what Gender Justice actually means. Follow along with the images below to learn more about how WREN defines Gender Justice, and how it impacts the work we do every day. More of an