No better time than Labor Day to take a new critical look at the nation’s first Paid Family Leave Act. I hailed our state’s law in this space over a year ago. Today I want to backtrack and emphasize the crying need for awareness and implementation.
Reebok drops hip-hop artist Rick Ross due to his misogynist lyrics. Also, two female teens, one in the United States and the other in Canada, committed suicide after making allegations of sexual assault.
In this excerpt from “Manning Up,” Kay S. Hymowitz gives background on modern belief that work can be enriching in, “Portrait of the Artist as a Young Businesswomen.” In the first part of the chapter, she makes the case that in the past, work failed to utilize both men and women’s capabilities.
The FDA’s recent expansion of gastric-banding weight-loss surgery to millions more Americans could burden the nation’s E.R. with complications that patients discuss in online forums, such as vomiting and abdominal pain. The third of three stories.
Bangladesh is singled out from neighboring India and Cambodia for taking stronger measures to stop acid attacks on women in a report released Thursday. The attacks to disfigure and isolate victims are called acts of gender terrorism.
A low-cost ultrasound system is on its way to Uganda in early summer. Produced by students at the University of Washington, it’s intended to help midwives battle the high death rate in the country’s rural areas.