Here’s how that all adds up: women work hard, meet their responsibilities, follow the rules — and still, too often, can’t save for things like a down payment on a house in a good school district, or their kids’ college education, let alone their own retirement.
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But in the real-life disaster that in the Republican Tea Party’s government shutdown, “women and children first” is the order in which victims of the shutdown are selected.
As my husband began the long and tiresome road to recovery, it became clear to me how fortunate I was to have the option and the means to stay home and help my husband convalesce. I knew that millions of women throughout the United States do not have that option, forcing them to choose between earning a paycheck or quitting their jobs to stay home and care for a sick child, spouse, partner or parent.
Even as conservatives tone down their anti-woman rhetoric to the public, their harmful policy positions stay in place.
But it would have been easier to find Knight guilty of sexual harassment than it was to find him guilty of sex discrimination and, since I want so badly for Nelson to have won, I wish that’s the route her attorneys had taken.
The war on women is alive and well in Toledo, Ohio. For years there have only been two abortion clinics in the city: the Center for Choice and Capital Care Network. But long-held state legislation requiring transfer agreements with local hospitals recently forced the number down to one. The Center for Choice closed in June.
Who am I to call Taylor Swift out for only halfway fighting the feminist fight? I’m clinging onto any slight sign of feminism from a woman who is clearly not interested in empowering anyone other than herself.
His co-sponsorship may have been an accident — almost like an accidental friend request — but support for the ERA should be uncontroversial.
Think about and compare the two time periods: 1945 to 1963 and 1997 to 2013. One would assume–hope, even–that more advancements for women would be made in the second period than the first, and yet we’re falling short.
Walmart employs 815,000 women — 57 percent of its U.S. workforce — and has a history of unfair treatment of these female employees: they are often underpaid, underrepresented and given few opportunities for advancement.