There are over one billion people with disabilities around the globe. It is unacceptable that we are not recognized. Without the pressure of more voices, they will not understand that the disability community not only exists, but that it is a significant global force that will not be ignored.
The law was voided by a Uganda court because Parliament didn't have a quorum when it passed it, meaning it can be re-introduced and some of Mr. Kutesa's fellow lawmakers have already discussed doing that.
Still, irksome workplace norms and beliefs remain, creating unnecessary stress and high hurdles for mothers. Scholars have been describing and studying different parts of this problem for years. Taken together, their research points to an anti-wish list for mothers.
The announcement that White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will soon kick off a historic 'Lead On Leave' tour is exciting news that comes amidst strong, widespread demand and support for paid leave.
Being a two-dad family, it was a little annoying to see yet one more thing that made us feel invisible. However, we were still jumping through hoops to complete our adoption, and advocating in our home state to legalize same-sex marriage. We had more important battles to wage.
In honor of National Work and Family Month, the following are five suggestions for how tech companies can be more inclusive of workers with family obligations and, in the process, do a better job recruiting and retaining talented women.
The state of parental leave in the U.S. sucks. The U.S. is one of only three countries (the other two are Oman and Papua New Guinea) to not mandate some level of paid parental leave at the federal level.
In the early 1940s, the strongest proponent of radiation in the U.S. was on the cover of TIME. By the end of the decade, a doctor who would be one of the foremost proponents of chemotherapy was on the cover.