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Birth Control: A Boost for Women and the Economy

Today I want to talk about the vast economic and societal benefits of making all birth control free and easily accessible to women. There is a huge amount of literature our there that supports the argument that free birth control has been, and will be, extremely beneficial to women’s advancement in society. 517 more words

Birth Control

UNCTAD WIF14 - Investing in Sustainable Development

The fourth version of the World Investment Forum, organized by @UNCTAD, was held in Geneva with over 3,000 participants from 150 countries. The fourth version of this event gathered high-level decision makers from the public sector, academia, and investment promotion agencies, interested on how foreign direct investment can reach a sustainable path. 647 more words


A “Sticky” Situation: Persistent Gender Gap

Interesting US study and chart showing persistence of the gender wage gap, increasing by level:

This is what economists call the “sticky floor” theory of the gender wage gap.

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Mind The #Tech Gap

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Tech companies are not doing a great job of recruiting, hiring or promoting women. 753 more words

Gender Gap

Move over Snoopy and SpongeBob, Future Engineers Join the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

Can’t make it as an engineer?  Then maybe consider football player…

I’ve never been able to come up with any association between Thanksgiving and engineering (Tension on a wishbone?  838 more words


Do men and women value the same benefits and incentives at work?

We’ve talked at length about the differences between employees from different generations and parts of the world—but we haven’t yet revealed many of the differences between men and women in the workplace. 222 more words

Research And Reports

A Road Map for Our New Governor to Improve Women's Health and Economic Security

By Kate Michelman and Carol E. Tracy

Democratic challenger Tom Wolf defied a national tide and 60 years of Pennsylvania history in defeating incumbent Republican governor Tom Corbett on November 4. 49 more words

Women's Health