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. 

Gender Equity

'Motherhood penalty' starts even before kids, study finds

Women's wages take a hit for every child they have, and some are penalised even before becoming pregnant.

'Motherhood penalty' starts even before kids, study finds

LGBT

The economic impact of same-sex marriage

Three countries legalised same-sex marriage in 2019, some citing its economic benefits.

The economic impact of same-sex marriage

Mozambique

US ups investment in Africa to counter China's influence

US will more than double money available for investment in low- and middle-income countries, many of them in Africa.

US ups investment in Africa to counter China's influence

Abortion

In the face of new abortion bans, some US states expand access

As more states pass abortion bans, Illinois, New York and others seek to protect a woman's right to have the procedure.

In the face of new abortion bans, some US states expand access

Arts & Culture

Readers embrace marginalised 'Own Voices', but book industry lags

Books about underrepresented characters by marginalised authors resonate with readers. But publishing needs to catch up.

Readers embrace marginalised 'Own Voices', but book industry lags

Gender Equity

Gender penalty: Student debt and daycare stifle American mothers

Burden of affording higher education overlaps with cost of raising young children, creating double difficulty for many.

Gender penalty: Student debt and daycare stifle American mothers

Business & Economy

The US is spending more on pupils, but teachers need a raise

The US spent more than $12,000 per student on public education in 2017, report says. Teacher pay, however, lags behind.

The US is spending more on pupils, but teachers need a raise

Latin America

Crushing the dreams of US immigrants

For undocumented parents fighting deportation, it's a race against time to stay in the US with their American children.

Crushing the dreams of US immigrants

Features

Indigenous people take on climate change

Aboriginals are in the front-line battle against fossil-fuel extraction, including pipelines such as Keystone.

Indigenous people take on climate change

Features

Ford Motor Co pays for tribal medicine garden

The land for the garden, once near the largest auto plant in the US, needed a $15m hazardous waste cleanup.

Ford Motor Co pays for tribal medicine garden

Features

Flight of the Robobees

In face of bee collapse, scientists are developing artificial pollinators that some fear could be used by the military.

Flight of the Robobees

Americas

US ‘Cuban Twitter’ given secret security clearance

Documents obtained by Al Jazeera show private firm knew work setting up social network for Cubans could be classified.

US ‘Cuban Twitter’ given secret security clearance