Kaelyn Forde

Kaelyn Forde

Kaelyn Forde is a reporter, editor and producer whose work has been published by Al Jazeera, ABC News, InStyle, Glamour, Allure and Refinery29, among others. 

She writes about women's rights, politics, Latin America and the intersection of motherhood and public policy. 

Coronavirus pandemic

Undocumented in US have few protections from virus fallout

Millions of undocumented immigrants in the US face elevated health and financial risks from coronavirus.

Undocumented in US have few protections from virus fallout

Coronavirus pandemic

US sick leave aid leaves millions of workers in the cold

Some 20 million American workers could be excluded from emergency paid sick leave.

US sick leave aid leaves millions of workers in the cold

Inequality

Coronavirus highlights lack of safety net for gig workers

Contractors without paid sick leave are on the front lines of the pandemic.

Coronavirus highlights lack of safety net for gig workers

Coronavirus pandemic

Patchy US health insurance complicates fight against coronavirus

A lack of insurance - or sky-high out-of-pocket costs - could deter people from seeking testing and treatment.

Patchy US health insurance complicates fight against coronavirus

US & Canada

Can Sanders pivot from insurgent to Democratic Party leader?

Sanders is working hard to convince voters that he can lead a party he's spent decades criticising from the outside.

Can Sanders pivot from insurgent to Democratic Party leader?

Cancer

Financial ruin: Childhood cancer's other battle

Nonmedical expenses often overwhelm United States families dealing with childhood cancers.

Financial ruin: Childhood cancer's other battle

Health

'Redlining' linked to increased asthma ER visits: Study

US people of colour are disproportionately affected by asthma; new study looks at how economic policy has contributed.

'Redlining' linked to increased asthma ER visits: Study

United States

Breaking the cycle of breaking the bank when holiday shopping

The growing field of financial therapy seeks to help people understand the emotions driving their money choices.

Breaking the cycle of breaking the bank when holiday shopping

Business & Economy

Instagram bans influencers from promoting vaping, guns

Facebook-owned Instagram said it plans to step up enforcement of branded content that promotes tobacco and weapons.

Instagram bans influencers from promoting vaping, guns

Gender Equity

Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

More women are in the C-suite than five years ago, but the management ladder remains a huge obstacle to true parity.

Gender study: To shatter the glass ceiling, fix the 'broken rung'

Gender Equity

Do Nobel Prizes portend women's progress in STEM fields?

More women are earning STEM doctorates, but they still face unconscious bias and gaps in pay and research resources.

 Do Nobel Prizes portend women's progress in STEM fields?

Education

The other student debt: US kids struggle to pay for school meals

With unpaid meal debt topping $10m, advocates say it is time that all United States students had a free lunch.

The other student debt: US kids struggle to pay for school meals