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

Posted by YWM on April 20, 2012

Successful, Equitable Workplaces

Equal Pay Day: Step Up or Step Out of the Way [Moms Rising]

Equal pay- will we every get there: an interview with Lily Ledbetter by Martha Burke [Huffington Post]

Equal pay and single mothers of color [American Progress]

For women in pharma the glass ceiling is cement [Forbes]

Dispatches on the war on women: Poor women get no choice [FemaleEquality]

Working mom’s challenges: sick leave and child care [NPR]

Health

Are women less satisfied with their health care then men? [New York Times]

Politics

Gender and Polling [New York Times]

Gov. Perdue says women need to be vigilant [Washington Post]

Saluting Misbehavin’ Women

Sterling Awards names 20 most Influential Women In West Tennessee including BPW’s own Beth Bates [Jackson Sun]

Pat Summitt steps down as Tennessee women’s basketball coach [Washington Post]

Google’s Marissa Mayer joins Wal-Mart’s board of directors [Forbes]

Violence Against Women

Sexual assault is a violation of everything that the U.S. military stands for [GovExec]

Rape victim says military labels them as crazy [CNN]

Biden challenges GOP on Violence Against Women Act [Politico]

Pentagon outlines plan to crack down on sexual violence [Christian Science Monitor]

Small Business

Women ditching West Coast to start businesses in New York [Huffington Post]

STEM

One more leak in the pipeline for women in tech: Teacher bias [Forbes]

Gen Y

Young women are more career driven than men [New York Times]

Veterans/Military

Female veterans struggle on return from war [WTHR]

Women veterans report poorer health despite access to health care [ScopeBlog]

Benefits and challenges of being a military spouse [Huffington Post]

VA needs to address homelessness among female veterans [New York Times]

Supporting the families of the fallen [Huffington Post]

Marines to open officer infantry school to women [Stripes]

Other News of Importance

President Obama:  Women’s economic security key to economic recovery [NJ]

Comments rekindle stay-at-home vs. working mom [USA Today]

Ruth Marcus: The debate on women we should be having [DemocraticUnderground]

It is not a mommy war, it is a war on moms [Huffington Post]

A look at “women’s issues” and the Supreme Court [New York Times]

For Fun

Who made the stiletto? [New York Times]

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