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Women's Work: The Economic Mobility of Women Across a Generation

Women’s Work: The Economic Mobility of Women Across a Generation. The Pew Charitable Trusts. April 2014.

The study demonstrates that women’s increased labor force participation and earnings have enabled some families to maintain their places on the economic ladder or, particularly among families at the bottom, to move up.

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A Saudi Woman Who Dared to Drive

I am finally writing about my next topic! Because I insist on putting a lot of work into my blog posts, (especially in regards to making it relevant to my class and the assignment-and getting a good grade) I procrastinated in picking what I wanted to discuss next. 1,620 more words

Feds to fund proposals that help women succeed (With video)

To submit a proposal on empowering women to succeed, visit Status of Women and click on “Call for Proposals.” Or call 1-855-969-9922. The deadline is June 13. 342 more words

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Recovery from Domestic Abuse.

I have avoided writing about the issue of domestic violence even though it’s been something I’ve wanted to address for a long time. My recovery embodies many aspects including addiction to chemical substances and food issues. 1,376 more words

Women workers jailed by Qatar dictatorship

This video is called A housemaid working in Qatar bravely speaks out.

From daily The Guardian in Britain:

Qatar maids detained by authorities after having passports confiscated…

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Freely Loved

This was difficult to write. Not because I was protective of the matter; I’ve just been thinking, and sometimes the more you think, the more difficult it is to write. 579 more words

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The Beach Paints An Ugly Picture

The idyllic beaches and traces of Dutch architecture of the popular Southern town of Tangalle, have drawn visitors from around the world for many years. However, in the recent past, the picture-postcard town has been marred by a series of alarming events – from theft to murder. 1,673 more words

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