Stories by Sheila Bapat

Sheila Bapat is an attorney and writer covering economic and gender justice. Her work has appeared in Salon, Reuters, Slate, AlterNet, Truthout, and many other publications.   subscribe to Sheila Bapat's feed

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The lifetime ban on food stamps affects many other people besides the felon, particularly children who could face hunger as a result.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2013, Source: AlterNet

TANF doesn’t recognize the real world people live in.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Incarceration of child support debtors is part of a broader set of policies that, in the words of Ehrenreich, “rob the poor.”

Posted on: Jul 12, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check

So many women in the United States lack reproductive justice, but recent stories show how it disproportionately eludes women of color.