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Questions & Answers on Solo Parent’s Welfare Act and Parental Leave (National Statistics Office: Gender and Development Committee)

RA 8972 or the Solo Parent’s Welfare Act provides for benefits and privileges to solo parents and their children. 1,305 more words

Pilot had to go through ridiculous rigmarole just to pump breastmilk while in flight

Brandy Beck is a pilot and first officer for Frontier Airlines. When she was a new mother, she wanted to ensure that her baby was able to be afforded the health benefits of her breastmilk. 384 more words

Women's Rights

More women work in Canada than the U.S. Here's why

The percentage of Canadian women in the work force has risen steadily over an 18-year period, a study published by Statistics Canada today shows. The same can’t be said for women in the United States. 449 more words



‘Gender equality – are we there yet?’

(Haussegger 2015)

The author of this article is an ABC Canberra journalist named Virginia Haussegger. She is also a board member of the UN Women National Committee of Australia. 1,359 more words

Gender Equality & Women's Rights

LOL'ing at cissexist loopholes

Sometimes I amuse myself with pedantry rather than being annoyed at cissexism.

In this case, I finally actually sat down and read through my collective bargaining agreement at work. 166 more words

Weekend News & Commentary — August 13-14, 2016

United Airlines announced on Friday that it had reached new agreements with the unions representing its flight attendants and mechanics, moving forward the continued integration of Continental Airlines, acquired by United in 2010.    208 more words

On Labor

Chelsea Clinton would question Ivanka Trump on rights for working women

Chelsea Clinton wants to know how Donald Trump would move rights for working women forward. During a Facebook Live event from Glamour magazine, Glamour Editor in Chief Cindi Leive asked Clinton how she’d respond to her friend Ivanka Trump after her impassioned introduction of her father at the Republican National Convention last week. 172 more words

Politics And Government