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.
The “battle of the sexes is over” claims the much-heralded Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything on American work and family life. Unless, of course, you’re among the millions of women for whom it isn’t.
A lot has changed since John F. Kennedy put Eleanor Roosevelt at the
head of the very first Commission on the Status of Women. According to
Anthropologist Margaret Mead, who co-edited the final report of that
organization, "the climate of opinion is turning against the idea that
homemaking is the only form of feminine achievement."