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What does WOC stand for?

WOC stands for Women of Color


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In an effort to raise awareness of this issue, the Harvard Educational Review, or HER, highlights the plight of women of color in STEM in its summer symposium issue, Unraveling the Double Bind: Women of Color in STEM (http://www.
According to "Visible Invisibility: Women of Color in Law Firms," a new study conducted by the American Bar Association (Chicago, IL), 44% of women of color reported being passed over for desirable assignments, compared to 39% of white women, 25% of men of color and only 2% of white men.
As with African- Americans during slavery, these characterizations of women of color had significant ramifications, including the justification of kidnapping and rape.
As poor women of color are forced into low-wage jobs to meet TANF's work requirements, they increasingly rely on other women of color to care for their children.
Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice Jael Silliman, Marlene Gerber Fried, Loretta Ross and Elena Gutierrez (South End Press, 2004, 300pp) 0896087298, $20.