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Thursday, December 20, 2012
You were hearing about women all the time [in 2012]. The assumption is that women are right up there, they’re at parity, equality, and that kind of stuff. Then you look at the numbers, and the numbers tell a different story. Women Make Little Progress Atop Fortune 500 in 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Madden found that female stockbrokers tend to receive inferior accounts and sales opportunities compared to their male colleagues, which leads to women’s lower salaries. About 1 in 3 full-time stockbrokers are women, and on average, they earn two-thirds of the salaries of their male colleagues. Alpha Consumer: Hidden Sexism at Financial Firms
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According to the results of a study in which researchers examined pain scores from tens of thousands of patients in the United States, women experience more intense pain than men. Medical record analysis reveals that pain scores are higher among females for a wide range of diseases
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The United States jails 702 people per 100,000 (and a vast majority of those prisoners are men). This is 12 percent higher than Russia, and it is more than five times the incarceration rate of England and Wales, Spain, Canada, Australia, or Italy. “We are arresting far too many young men. … And this is an area where we can save money,” said Irwin Garfinkel, co-director of Columbia University’s Population Research Center, at a discussion at the Brookings Institution on Monday. Reducing the amount that the country spends on imprisoning over 2 million people could save money for governments already strapped for cash and cutting jobs—cuts that have affected women and men alike during the economic recovery. Men Continue To Fare Badly in This Economy
Monday, November 14, 2011 Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Researchers interviewed 50 infertile couples and assessed their support networks. They found that when the woman was concerned about people’s reactions, the couple were more open with family and friends. But if the man felt he would be blamed, the couple were less open with others. Rules Help When Talking About Infertility
Saturday, May 21, 2011
Opportunities for women in astronomy are continuing to increase," said Wendy Freedman, who led a Hubble Space Telescope project investigating the age of the universe from 1991-2001, and current director for the Carnegie Observatories—where Edwin Hubble did his notable work. "Women can even now be directors of major observatories. No longer banned from using telescopes, women are ascending in stellar studies
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