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Women’s News to Chew On: Link Love for Lunch

Posted by YWM on March 16, 2012

This year is the 40th anniversary of passage of the Equal Rights Amendment

Successful, Equitable Workplaces

Why aren’t there more female leaders? Cultural constraints on women maybe determining factor [New York Times]

Wage Gap is a reality still [South Coast Today]

Why women are poorly represented in US foreign policy [The Atlantic]

Stereotypes of women’s work ethic; the real reason there aren’t more women in positions of power [PolicyMic]

Study reveals how race affects perceptions of women’s leadership [Forbes]

Gender diversity boosts share prices [Evolved Employer]

Empowered Workforces

Five pieces of advice from women who frequently mentor others [The Glass Hammer]

What it takes to boost women’s empowerment [Huffington Post]

Saluting Misbehavin’ Women

Pat Summit, winningest basketball coach ever, deals with her Alzheimer’s [New York Times]

Woman suffragette and crusader posthumously reinstated in church that had expelled her in 1906 [New York Times]

Women of the Korean War honored [WAMU]

Women who built successful media business on leadership, mentoring, and changing the face of business [Huffington Post]

Brief history of women flying in the military [Maxwell.af.mil]


House GOP hesitates on birth control mandate fight [New York Times]

NY Times Editorial against The Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act [New York Times]


1970s laws are today’s ammo for women’s rights. Who thought we would be looking back to the “good” old days. [Women’s eNews]

Republicans escalate their attack on women but according to this writer the women are winning [The Hill]

Centrist women tell of disenchantment with Republican Party [New York Times]


Safety of female homeless veterans examined at hearing [Washington Post]

Job hunting women veterans helped by Joining Forces Mentoring Plus [USO]

Proposed PA voter ID legislation could hurt disabled vets [LancasteronLine]

A military spouse caring for her wounded husband finds help and support with BPW’s Joining Forces Mentoring Plus [USO]

Homeless women veterans slow to sign up for services [Rapid City Journal]

Former Marine lobbies to adopt her canine partner [Military Times]

Treating the wounds of sexual trauma [Baltimore Sun]

Small Business

This study examined women workers in three age groups—Gen Y, Gen X and Baby Boomers [Small Biz Trends]

Other News of Note

Women have been disproportionately impacted by the recession and experienced challenges in securing jobs, fighting foreclosures, securing quality education for their children, and accessing healthcare. [One Miami Now]

Hillary Clinton has fought for women’s rights around the world and is fighting for them at home [New York Times]

Women, Wealth and power: The emerging paradigm [Forbes]

New documentary describes the power and influence of female super heroes [Vancouver Sun]

Report on The Daily Beast’s Women in the World Summit: Fearless Women Taking on the World [The Daily Beast]


2 Responses to “Women’s News to Chew On: Link Love for Lunch”

  1. sweetopiagirl said

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