In online labor markets that connect freelancers with companies offering work, women have an advantage over men in being hired for gender-neutral jobs, say Jason Chan of the University of Minnesota and Jing Wang of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. 45 more words
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I recently gave a presentation on my PhD work, and found some of the questions afterwards fascinating, especially the one I seem to get every time I mention what I’m doing my PhD on: “Oh but I thought you were doing feminist stuff?” Because my PhD is on the 2011 Egyptian revolution and political economy in general, there is always the assumption that it has nothing to do with gender, and that by extension I am not doing anything on feminism. 595 more words
The newsmagazine takes centre stage on Kilden’s new front page, and the online women’s history exhibitions are better highlighted.
Kilden is an information centre for gender research, whose main activity is the production of an independent newsmagazine with news about research on gender, mainly from Norway. 242 more words
I think that mostly Paul Ryan does not want to be speaker because, under current conditions, it’s a thankless, impossible, horrible job. If that weren’t enough, it’s actually got to be a horrible job for anybody who values spending time with their kids. 329 more words