Posts tagged "gender gap"

Greece And Japan See Strides For Women

Today in international good news for women: Greece has sworn in its first female prime minister, and Japan is requiring businesses to set goals to hire more female executives.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Robots Are Coming For Men’s Jerrrrrrrbs

According to a study from two Oxford researchers, robots are coming for men’s jobs. Automation is making many career skills obsolete, particularly those that involve “perception and manipulation, often in…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Milwaukee’s Police Brutality Might Be Even More Egregious Than Ferguson’s

The Milwaukee police officer who shot unarmed Black man Dontre Hamilton — who was sober; had a history of schizophrenia; had gotten a toxicology screen on the day of…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 23, 2014 - 5:30 pm

It’s Going To Take 81 Years To Close The Global Gender Gap At Work

The World Economic Forum released its annual report on gender equality this week, and the results are — well, it depends on how you look at it. As in, there’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 28, 2014 - 2:02 pm

Study: Single Mothers The Reason For The Decline Of Men?

Nerd alert!  I feel very “Lord of the Rings” whenever I read about the “fall” of men: dramatic, old fashioned, and spoken in Cate Blanchett’s voice.  And the conversation (like…

Sarah Gray | March 21, 2013 - 11:20 am

Today’s Lady News: Bea Arthur Does Good & Iceland Is Best For Women

Bea Arthur, the “Golden Girls” star who passed away earlier this year, left $300,000 for a homeless shelter for LGBT youth. Thank you for being a friend, Bea! [PinkNews]

Jessica Wakeman | October 28, 2009 - 8:30 pm

Why Are Men And Women So Different?

Yet another new report over-generalizes about the sexes to explain why men and women seem to be from different planets. After the jump, science reveals why women love cuddling, watching…

Wendy Atterberry | December 19, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Women Aren’t Prepared To Put In Long Hours? Ha.

Ah, the age-old debate: Why don’t women make as much as men? One social researcher at the University of Melbourne says men earn 15 percent more than women because they…

Catherine Strawn | May 12, 2008 - 6:00 pm