(WOMENSENEWS)--Connie Larson is taking time off so her feet can heal, which means no pay and paying out of pocket. Beyond her own problems, she worries about the sales and commission quotas she is supposed to enforce. "It's a fear-based situation," she says.
(WOMENSENEWS)--Older women are losing Meals on Wheels, single mothers are losing Head Start and domestic-violence victims are going back to perpetrators out of desperation. Service providers say the cuts hit people who don't show up to lobby legislators.
(WOMENSENEWS)--pponents of minimum-staffing bills say they are too rigid, but supporters say more nurses will improve hospital outcomes as the Affordable Care Act boosts patient admissions and aims to lower rates of infection.
ISTANBUL, Turkey (WOMENSENEWS)--Women have often been the face of anti-government protests taking place in Turkey over the past month. Clues to gender tensions come from headlines about a rape case involving police, government condemnation of abortion and more women in the work force.
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