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Boys are being outclassed by girls at both school and university, and the gap is widening

The Economist magazine published an article on “The Weaker Sex”, under their general topic heading of “Gender, education and work”, which indicates teenage boys are being left behind by girls. 260 more words

The best place in the world to be a working woman. The Glass Ceiling Index.

The Economist Magazine asks “Where is the best place in the world to be a working woman?”

IN SOME countries International Women’s Day on March 8th is a public holiday. 407 more words

A Fair Shot?

Classes started last week but today was the first day I got to actually teach. The agriculture college has been the base for Ebola training and when IMC vacated the classrooms they had to be sprayed. 706 more words

Students

Inspire Campaign to fund new gender diversity initiatives

Complex issues require collective action. Do you have an idea to increase gender diversity in Wikimedia projects? From now until March 31st, Wikimedia’s Inspire Campaign… 637 more words

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Thanks, Sen. Mikulski. But women in Congress have a long way to go

With the announced retirement of Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.), Congress will lose its longest female serving member. But there’s still an enormous gender gap in our country’s legislative branch. 1,057 more words

These 20 jobs have the biggest gender pay gaps

When, during her acceptance speech for the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, Patricia Arquette said, “It’s our time to have wage equality, once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America,” the crowd went wild. 321 more words

Careers

Are we moving towards gender equality in the workplace, or is the glass ceiling still intact?

I recently wrote a series of articles about issues that could affect the progression of your career – such as obesity, the rising popularity of tattoos, and your visibility as an employee when looking for a promotion. 819 more words

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