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This is why girls are better than boys at school

As the new school year ramps up, teachers and parents need to be reminded of a well-kept secret: Across all grade levels and academic subjects, girls earn higher grades than boys. 1,558 more words

The increasing economic power of women in Korea breeds misogynistic sentiments among Korean men

Misogyny is defined by Allan G. Johnson as a ‘cultural attitude of hatred for females because they are female.’ However, the reason for growing misogynistic attitudes among Korean men may not be so simplistic. 517 more words

Avoid Biased Hiring By Directly Comparing Men and Women

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program Gender Action Portal is a great website that aggregates academic research.  One of the publications I found there could help managers and HR teams avoid unconscious gender bias and stereotyping that would result in bad hiring decisions.   346 more words

boosting the number of women in technology and business...

Closing the High-Tech Gender Gap
This year’s Lemelson-MIT Prize winner discusses grassroots ways for boosting the number of women in technology and business.

By Sangeeta N. 865 more words

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Some POSITIVE news about Brooklyn teens

Google News brought me to this article from the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, “Brooklyn girls learn how to code, create apps.” I was attracted to this piece of news for three key reasons: 138 more words


Why no patronising indyref campaign for men?

Opinion polls have consistently found a gender gap in support for Scottish independence: if only men were to vote in the referendum, a yes result would be almost guaranteed. 642 more words


"Punish Them At The Polls!": Paycheck Fairness Act Blocked Again By Senate GOP

Senate Republicans on Monday blocked for the fourth time a bill that would strengthen federal equal pay laws for women.

The Paycheck Fairness Act would ban employers from retaliating against employees who share salary information with each other, impose harsher penalties for pay discrimination and require employers to be able to show that wage gaps between men and women are based on factors other than gender. 282 more words