Invisible Diseases Are Another Obstacle for Working Women

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News Article
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Invisible Diseases Are Another Obstacle for Working Women
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The Lily
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Judi C Casey

"For any woman, healthy or not, every day is a battle to be the best they can be at work, as bias against female traits in the workplace can lead to unfair wage gaps and minimal opportunities for leadership positions. But for women like me, living and working with a disease that makes us act and feel all the things society tells us we shouldn't -- emotional, weak, and in many cases, physically absent -- the stakes are much higher."