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Only in Stockholm: "latte-papas"

If you have even been to Stockholm and wondered why the city is full of male babysitters walking around with strollers, here is an answer for you – those are actually dads :-) 217 more words

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Today is the end, the last day, my final chance. I did not do it all. I have not achieved everything I hoped to do. I tried. 1,133 more words


Masculinities Mondays: 11th of August 2014

It’s a bit of a mixed bag this week, but here’s what’s been going on in terms of gender and masculinities around the world this week: 686 more words

The Nanny State Shouldn't Baby Working Parents

by Elizabeth Nolan Brown

“Can family leave policies be too generous?” asked Claire Cain Miller in The New York Times yesterday. Cue the eye-rolling from a certain sort of feminist – expanding America’s paid parental-leave policies has long been on many gender-progress wish lists. 526 more words

The Dish

Paid Leave Keeps More Moms in the Workplace

It’s a startling fact you’ve probably heard before: The United States is the only developed country that doesn’t offer paid maternity leave. Employers can offer some sort of compensated leave, but only 59 percent of workers say this is the case at their companies. 352 more words


Masculinities Mondays: 28th of July 2014

 As both the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne and the Girl Summit 2014 in London drew to a close last week, Masculinities Mondays this week takes a look at some of the conversations going on around those events, and a few other interesting bits and pieces too. 762 more words

Abbot and Murdoch

Another example of how influential News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch is over political decision making.

A good reference if you answer any media ownership questions in the exam. 9 more words

Rupert Murdoch