women's work

Both men and women need to be aware of stereotypes about "men's work" and "women's work" -- and who knows the most about what. I am going to watch out that my own unconscious biases don't cause me to "womansplain."
The look of the Selectric was sexy, sleek, and sculpted. It sold at launch in 1961 for $765 - the equivalent of $6,071 in
The President is asking for "fast track" authority to let the White House be the sole negotiator on the Trans Pacific Partnership. The so-called partnership is an insult to all U.S. workers, with many provisions that will hurt women the most.
What is "women's work?" Anything you can think of. Whether it's the work of keeping a home and raising a family, building
Despite decades of advocacy by dedicated direct care workers and other visionary leaders, care work is still seen by too many Americans as somehow "less than" other forms of work.
Our culture is stuck in the '50s when it comes to feeding the family. It's still her job, even if it now means picking up a pizza, or microwaving frozen concoctions that taste like the cartons they come in.
I could have done with some of that monkey's unfailing self-belief and refusal to accept the scraps out of life.
Job creation plans from every candidate need to take women's paid work -- and the sectors in which they are likely to find work, such as state and local governments -- more seriously if we are to build a stronger economy for tomorrow.
The stratification of the job market is even more acute today than it was in my youth. Adult immigrants are trying to raise families on the kind of jobs I did as a way of contributing to my college expenses.
Remember Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth? Remember how faded socialite Lily Bart drops down the social ladder, from unpaid
According to a report estimating how much it would cost to pay someone else for the work we do at home, stay-at-home moms would get $117,856, and moms with outside jobs would earn $71,860 above their salaries.
Because fertility is experienced as a very personal issue, it ends up getting very little critical discussion. Time for an honest exploration of the dynamics of birth timing and women's work, especially in our recession.
The American myth is that hard work makes you rich. But the work of enslaved people didn't make African-Americans rich. Women's work never made women rich.
Released from old biological constraints, women have flooded the universities and climbed career ladders, redefining "women's work" by expanding it to include just about every field, and doubling our national talent pool.
During a recession, gains for women earned through years of effort may be swept away in the undertow of layoffs, when flexibility and diversity efforts suddenly disappear.
While this political season won't yield a woman president, it has seen a movement of women into the political forefront as never before.
Will Palin's difficulty on the big stage set back the progress of women into higher office?
This year Labor Day and Women's Equality Day bookend the week: a timely conjunction, since tension over what properly constitutes women's work is the crux of much of our current public discourse.
Anxiety helps put pressure on women to have babies now, at whatever age -- along with the recent highly politicized decreases in access to birth control, especially for younger women.