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.
To appease “Arab spring” protesters, Algeria lifted a 1991 law that banned public assembly, but a longstanding women’s vigil for the country’s “disappeared” complains it doesn’t help them. Other political women debate the effects.
Luego de 19 meses de detención a raíz de una redada en la planta procesadora de carne de Iowa, alrededor de una docena de mujeres inmigrantes continuan llevando dispositivos de rastreo en sus tobillos, mientras que autoridades federales deciden su destino.
Charitable giving by funds focused on girls and women rose faster between 2004 and 2006 than overall foundation support, finds a study released this week by the Foundation Center and the Women’s Funding Network.
Military operations and rebel reprisals in eastern Congo have fueled a rise in sexual violence this year, but perpetrators face minimal consequences. An effort to drive out rebel groups has only contributed to the problem.
2009 marks the 15th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt. Anushay Hossain says the revolutionary promises to improve women’s reproductive health globally must not be forgotten.
As union members face growing financial stress, some expect contract negotiators to intensify the push for family-friendly benefits. A Web site launched earlier this month is there to help. The first of two stories.