France Bans Street Harassment, Approving Hefty Fines For Catcallers

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NPR August 2, 2018 By Colin Dwyer French lawmakers have approved a measure outlawing sexual harassment in the street, rendering catcalling and lewd or degrading comments a crime punishable by on-the-spot fines of up to 750 euros — or more than $870. The country’s Senate passed the legislation late Wednesday as part of a broader package of measures targeting sexual …

The Lifelong Effects Of The Gender Wage Gap

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THINKPROGRESS September 3, 2015 By Bryce Covert When men and women’s incomes and retirement savings are stacked up against their projected health care costs and life expectancies, women are much farther behind men. At the same time, women will end up needing to make their money stretch further. A new report from Financial Finesse found that both genders won’t have …

On Leadership The gender wage gap isn’t just unfair. It also ups the odds women get anxiety or depression.

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The Washington Post January 7, 2016 By Jena McGregor Studies have long shown that women are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety than men. And attempts have long been made to explain it, citing everything from biological differences to the challenges women disproportionately face, such as balancing the additional child care and family responsibilities often expected of them …

Fight Back with Bold Bills: #StrongerCA 2018 Legislative Agenda for Gender Equity Webinar

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Go to Meeting Registration Fight Back with Bold Bills: #StrongerCA 2018 Legislative Agenda for Gender Equity Webinar Date: Friday, June 22, 2018 Time: 12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Pacific Time (US and Canada) Cost: Free California is leading the nation on bold legislation to ensure women’s equality. The Stronger CA 2018 Legislative Agenda will help end workplace sexual harassment, close the …

Many moms foregoing maternity leave

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Ohio State May 2017 Know a coworker who’s celebrating the birth of a child? That new mom in your office might be returning to her desk a lot sooner than you expect. A new study by Jay Zagorsky, a research scientist at The Ohio State University’s Center for Human Resource Research, has found that the number of U.S. women taking …

Hot Flash Holiness

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HUFFPOST August 1, 2008 By Dr. Susan Corso No one would wish hot flashes on anyone during the summer. Being a fair-skinned person, I don’t do summer particularly comfortably anyway, and hot flashes really add insult to injury. Especially after a long winter of cold flashes! Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary is less informative than Wikipedia. First, hot flashes or hot …