It’s a sign of the times. A Manhattan construction company has rolled out gender-neutral “Men and Women at Work” signs — believed to be the first of their kind in the city. Plaza Construction began replacing archaic “Men at Work” signs at the entrances to their job sites Sept. 4 as part of a “female-friendly... … [Read more...] about Construction company rolls out first inclusive ‘at work’ signs
“The future is female.” It’s a favorite slogan of the identity left that has now gone mainstream. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted it on Wednesday, adding that the future is also “intersectional” and “powered by our belief in one another.” But if the future is female, what happens to our boys? And what message are we... … [Read more...] about Gillibrand’s own sons have no place in her ‘future’
"A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic (ie women) from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy. The metaphor was first coined by feminists in reference to barriers in the careers of high-achieving women." - Wikipedia GlassCeiling.info was established many years ago now. I recall … [Read more...] about Glass Ceiling: A Metaphor
An excellent segment on SBS recently demonstrating the obviousness of the gender pay gap. Pairs of children, one male on female, were given a cup of lollies (candy) but the girls cups were not as full as the boys. When told the boys got more because they were, well, boys the confusion was obvious. So was the disappointment and the sense of … [Read more...] about Gender Pay Gap: Kids Get It. Why Don’t Adults?
Women human rights defenders around the world work tirelessly to challenge violence against women, advance sexual and reproductive health and rights, and create economic justice for women. While women doing this work face the same threats as other human rights defenders, including surveillance, false charges, and violence, they also face threats … [Read more...] about 5 Women Human Rights Defenders on Their Work