Written by Jan Jaben-Eilon Tuesday, November 29 2011If you work and are pregnant, you might not want to live in Papua, New Guinea, Swaziland, or, stunningly, the United States. These are the only three countries in the world that clearly offer no legal guarantee of paid maternity leave.
Written by Shala Hainer Friday, November 04 2011Dr. Linda Brodsky realized she was being paid less than her male co-workers then spent a decade in a federal legal battle with her employer over gender discrimination. Today, she helps women in her field overcome pay inequity and gender discrimination.
Written by Womenetics Friday, August 26 2011As Women's Equality Day is commemorated today – celebrating 91 years of U.S. women's right to vote – the message of those early suffragette banners may be resurrected, but with a modern twist. Women now make up the majority of the work force in the United States, and some think the time has finally come for ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment.
Written by Eden B. King Friday, July 22 2011
People would like to believe that we have moved beyond the idea of men and women as Mars and Venus. The truth is that everybody holds strong beliefs about what men and women can and should be and do. Stereotypes about women can translate into fewer promotions, lower pay, and harassment.
Written by Mary Flanagan Wednesday, July 06 2011
The Unicorn is the only tall ship in the world with an all-female crew. Everything's done by pure muscle. The girls have to leverage their strength together in order to raise the sails. Instead of one guy on each side, three gals on the starboard side and three gals on the port side raise the sails.