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NPR: Women, career and family: A conversation with Claudia Goldin

Traditionally, women have been forced to choose between having a career and raising a family, and the pandemic has only added to...

Men, women ride the same emotional roller coaster

Contrary to widely held gender stereotypes, women are not more emotional than men, researchers say. Feelings such as enthusiasm,...

CNN: Afghanistan’s women judges are in hiding, fearing reprisal attacks from men they jailed

Tugging at the folds of the traditional hijab dress, two young sisters jostle and laugh to try to get their mother's attention...

CNN: Funny how far women have come in comedy

The death of pioneering "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts last week was a reminder of the strides made by women in comedy --...

NPR: The Women ‘Fighting For Freedom’ In Belarus

Yelena Leuchanka was lying on a cold, hard bed in a detention center in Minsk in late September when she heard other...

NPR: Stuck-At-Home Moms: The Pandemic’s Devastating Toll On Women

Women are seeing the fabric of their lives unravel during the pandemic. Nowhere is that more visible than on the job.

BBC: Shattering Korea’s cement ceiling

In South Korea, nearly 90% of victims of violent crime are women. And in recent years, breaking and entering have been on...

BBC: Coronavirus: The women who started businesses in lockdown

The coronavirus pandemic has hit businesses hard, leading to sweeping numbers of redundancies and millions of workers being furloughed.

After the pandemic, women who work from home could face career penalties

WHAT: Before the COVID-19 pandemic, only 7% of the United States workforce had access to work-from-home policies and other workplace flexibility benefits. Now, about half of...
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NPR: Boeing will pay $200 million to settle SEC charges over 737 Max crashes

Boeing has agreed to pay a $200 million penalty to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that the company misled investors and...

Penn State Athletics to expand alcohol sales at Beaver Stadium

Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics announced the expansion of alcohol sales to the general public, following a vote today (Sept. 23) by the...