Posts tagged "sex discrimination"

Pennsylvania Police Accused Of Discriminating Against Women In Physical Fitness Test

The Pennsylvania State Police are being sued by the Justice Department over the allegation that its physical fitness test discriminates against women. . [ [Huffington Post; CBS Local] One Chinese city is paying families about $161 to give their daughters the mother's last name in order to encourage the idea that girls can carry o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 1, 2014

Women Sue Goldman Sachs for “Male Corporate Culture”

Three women are suing mega-investment firm Goldman Sachs over what they call "unchecked gender bias that pervades Goldman Sachs’s corporate culture.” Former vice president Cristina Chen-Oster, former managing director Lisa Parisi, and an associate, Shanna Orlich, claim that the firm underpaid them, and failed to promote women.

By: Julie Gerstein / September 16, 2010

God Wouldn’t Like Us Discriminating Against Women, Says Jimmy Carter

It's always awesome to hear male feminists condemn injustices against women—even more awesome when they're one of the most powerful men in the world. Writing in London's Guardian, arguably the cuddliest ex-president ever, Jimmy Carter, said God would not be happy with how religion is used to sanction violence against women and girls, forced prostitution,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 17, 2009