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United States Still Behind in Closing the Gender Gap

By Katherine Bourne

In 1963 the Equal Pay Act was singed in to law by President Kennedy. This law was enforced to take care of the wage discrepancy between men and women, which was, at the time, 59 cents to every one dollar earned by a man. 341 more words

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Why So Few Female Students in the Sciences?

by Claudia Wong

When I first started at Temple, as a Physics major, I knew the males outnumbered the females in the science fields; however, entering my first calculus course here, it seemed to be an understatement. 456 more words

"No es país para mujeres" ("Not a Country for Women")

A recent Spanish documentary entitled “Not a Country for Women,” portrays women’s role in Indian society and offers horrifying testimonies of what too many women in India are forced to suffer every day. 323 more words


5 powerful reasons to be a woman in Japan 【Women in Japan Series】

It’s no secret that Japan continually lands at the bottom in global gender gap reports. In 2012, the World Economic Forum ranked Japan 101 in regard to women’s participation in the economy and politics. 1,199 more words


Tim Armstrong Doesn't Say The Wrong Thing About Women In The Workplace

Editor’s note: Fara Warner is editorial director of Aol Tech and This Built America.

In the past few weeks and months, conversations about women in our industry have run the gamut from companies such as Apple and Facebook… 848 more words


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25% of Women Say They've Been Sexually Harassed Online

Four out of 10 adults have experienced some form of online harassment, but some of the most alarming variants — stalking and sexual harassment — disproportionately affect upon young women, according to a Pew… 160 more words

Poll: Scott, Crist tied and disliked in Florida governor's race

The race for Florida governor can’t get any tighter than this: GOP incumbent Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are deadlocked with 42% support each among likely voters in a new… 218 more words