Clinton v. Obama is often reduced to a symbolic choice between race or gender. On campuses in South Carolina, which holds its primary Jan. 26, some female students say it’s between joining their generation or shattering the ultimate glass ceiling.
Some female college grads may be in for a rude awakening. Although they have enjoyed some key measures of parity with men while on campus, new data show they can expect to earn less than male counterparts immediately after graduation.
Sexually active young women sometimes find doctors who don’t know they are eligible for the HPV vaccine on a “catch-up” basis. Many are also facing sticker shock; few–if any–insurers cover the vaccine for college-aged women and it costs about $360.
A controversial federal policy change allowing colleges to use an e-mail survey to assess unmet athletic interest on campus continues to draw criticism from Title IX activists. Some students say the survey largely passed them by.
New York City is in the middle of a 16-day, 60-event festival produced by V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. An emphasis on women in war zones provides a preview of the group’s fundraising intentions for 2007.
Spring is here and many female college grads will soon report to their first days of work. Even though they join an increasingly female work force, many young women say the transition from school to work is loaded with culture shock.
“This Is What a Feminist Looks Like” is the latest slogan to pop up on the T-shirts of young women on college campuses. While some say the garment helps strike down a stereotype, others say the dialogue is striking a discordant note.
The “Vagina Monologues” are attaining the status of a Valentine’s Day tradition on many campuses. But two Catholic schools are scaling back the performances this year and one activist group is working to eliminate V-Day from all Catholic campuses.
When Ruth Davis Konigsberg took it upon herself to start counting women’s bylines in news coverage, she was not alone. A growing community of women see byline counting as a vital step toward closing the media gender gap.
Since the fall of Saddam Hussein, Iraq has seen a proliferation of female journalists and radio programs focused on women’s issues. Three female talk show hosts visited New York to hone their skills with U.S. talk radio pros.