The Women’s Lobby of Colorado’s legislative scorecard shows that women and Democrats in the state legislature were more committed to “issues that are important to women” than Republicans and men, but, overall, little progress has been made on gender equity.
A rights-based perspective for the global AIDS response requires addressing the comprehensive needs of women and girls, including those seen in areas that do not “conform” to the focus on motherhood and marriage.
Civil rights advocates would do well to ask the Obama administration to step up and impose some actual accountability. By all accounts, too many universities are still violating the letter and spirit of Title IX.
Four UN agencies that focus on women will be merging into a new entity, called UN Women, and it will be led by the former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet.
As men and women move closer to equality, the traditional gender-inequality holdouts are positioning themselves as the ones who will “make men, men again.”
In Sierra Leone, deeply ingrained discrimination against women and the lack of effective health care for women contribute to one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world.
Instead of a thoughtful series on very real gender inequities in wages, unfair gender-rating of health insurance and antiquated
employment policies to truly elevate the public debate, it now appears Cosmopolitan is advising the Shriver Team.