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November 15, 2011
One commonly noted sign of progress in the gender equality battle is that women now make up the majority--yes that is more than 50% --of college students. This is an enormous advance and reflects the hard work and dedication of generations of women: Women who have fought to be heard and taken seriously in the education system. From an educational standpoint women definitely stand out; unfortunately, the college experience is not just consigned to lectures, exams and textbooks. Sexual harassment is a paramount concern for young women in today’s social climate. We prepare our youth with college...
September 15, 2011
President Obama recently laid out his new “American Jobs Act” before Congress in the hope of revitalizing our economy, putting the willing to work and finally ending one of the Nation’s longest and worst recessions. With unemployment at a startling high--and making only marginal, if any, improvements monthly--the country has one thing on its mind…JOBS. The White House put much time and effort into outlining the effects of the Jobs Act for all demographics, including a fact sheet devoted exclusively to the effect on women and the economy. Still it is hard not to wonder if, during this hoped...