Crew of Retired Fireboat Answers Sept. 11 Call

In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the retired fireboat John J. Harvey was called back into service to fight blazes and aid survivors. Jessica DuLong, the boat’s engineer and a freelance journalist, recounts this time in “My River Chronicles.”

Attacks Release Emotional Responses from Past

Terror knows no gender, but reactions to it do. On this day of remembrance and apprehension, Women’s Enews presents two commentaries that reflect in part the very different experiences and reactions of women and men to the Sept. 11 attacks.

Sept. 11th Fund Rules May Undervalue Women’s Lives

(WOMENSENEWS)–Dated methodology suggesting women have shorter work-life expectancies than men could leave relatives of female Sept. 11 victims with smaller monetary awards than those who lost men in the terrorist attacks.
A panel of economists has said that the fund’s preliminary rules contain "glaring errors in methodology," and treat female workers unfairly.