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Tunisia: A Leader Of Women’s Rights, But No Female Leaders?

How is it possible Tunisia is a leader of women’s rights in the Arab world, but there are so few female leaders behind the women’s rights changes? How do female leaders emerge without any female leaders working for change?

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What Would Rosie the Riveter Do?

When discussing female leadership and the military its easy to pin point the reason for the lack of leadership roles for women while serving in the military. Female roles in combat have been dictated by the restrictions that government places on what they can and cannot do while serving their country; for instance females have long been banned from direct ground combat

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Gendered Violence in the U.S. Military

When will the numbers be enough?

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Female “Rejuvenation”

Across the globe, there are millions of women at risk every year for female genital mutilation also called female genital cutting, female circumcision, or, in the United States, a hymenoplasty, labiaplasty, or “vaginal rejuvenation”. 

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Saving Our Women: Are We Really Prepared to Address Intimate Partner Violence?

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a growing public health concern in the United States, which has increased discussion about routine screening for IPV.  But, are we really ready to implement this measure?

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Having a Baby is No Vacation, But Why Do Employers Pay Us Like It Is?

Staying at home, develop a bond with their newborn infant, and practice breastfeeding and caring for their child(ren) isn’t a vacation.  Far from it.  Yet employers treat women like it is.  We have to save up our PTO to be able to wake up at 3am for a feeding and wipe vomit off our shoulders? Really?  Really

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Federal Provision: Breastfeeding Protected in the Federal Workplace

 

What does the law providing protection for women who choose to breastfeed in federal buildings really mean?

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Working Mothers are Healthier, But Must Pay the Mommy Tax in the Meantime

Research is showing that working mothers who are doing it all and having it all may actually be healthier.

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The Third Shift: Employment, Housework, and Now Informal Healthcare

While many women continue to struggle with striking the delicate balance between family household responsibilities and paid employment, an additional shift is taken on by many women, too: informal healthcare providers.

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Children Living in Poverty Birthing Children into Poverty: A Continuing Cycle

High rates of youth poverty precede high rates of teenage childbearing. Teens residing in communities with high rates of poverty, welfare use, and single-mother households are at higher risk for early pregnancy.

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