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The Age Where Women's Pay Peaks

Forbes Woman | Posted 06.01.2012 | Women

A new analysis by compensation research firm PayScale maps out exactly when college-educated women begin earning less than their male counterparts-and...

Men Quoted More Than Women In Stories About Women's Issues

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.01.2012 | Women

In media coverage of women's issues such as abortion, birth control, and Planned Parenthood, men are doing most of the talking, a new study has found....

The G(irls)20 Summit: The Next Steps Forward

Megumi Yamamoto | Posted 07.31.2012 | Impact
Megumi Yamamoto

I am proud to say with confidence that I am one of the many advocates for the 3.5 billion girls and women across the globe. How about you?

Why We're Still Talking About A 'Masculinity Crisis'

Salon | Posted 05.31.2012 | Women

No, you haven't stumbled across an article from 2005. Yes, we're still talking about the so-called "masculinity crisis." The new e-book "The Demise...

Is Telling Co-Workers What You Make The First Step Toward Pay Equality?

Salon | Posted 05.31.2012 | Women

Terri Kelly loved everything about her job as a sales representative at the pharmaceutical company Novartis, except for one thing: She knew she was ge...

Why Some High-Powered Women End Up As The 'Nanny' At Work

Buzzfeed | Posted 05.30.2012 | Women

This is how former New York Times Company CEO Janet Robinson is described in a story in this week's New York Magazine: Robinson appeared to her co-...

The Important Career Lesson We Can Learn From Peggy Olson

Forbes Woman | Posted 05.29.2012 | Women

Men do a lot things we don’t that contribute to the persistent 20-30% wage gap. Mad Men, that great reminder to the nation of life before femini...

Does It Pay For Women To Use Humor At Work?

The Guardian | Posted 05.21.2012 | Women

Humour is a staple part of any boardroom discussion, as viewers of the BBC's The Apprentice will know. But research reveals that, while men benefit fr...

3 Things Professional Women Should Stop Apologizing For

Fast Company | Posted 05.14.2012 | Women

While chatting with a business colleague yesterday, she made a statement that I hear all too often from my female friends. As an independent contracto...

Why Are Female Soldiers Still Barred From The Front Lines?

Forbes Woman | Posted 05.11.2012 | Women

The Defense Department recently announced new policies that will open more than 14,000 military job opportunities to women. Which seems like a great s...

The Pinterest Gap: Is Pinning Only for Women?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 07.08.2012 | Women
Anushay Hossain

In the wee hours of the night, as my cat snores loudly at my feet, I decorate the dream house that I so badly want down to the last corridor carpet. I collect pins of cities I cannot wait to see.

The GOP's Least Known but Best Qualified VP Candidate May Be a Woman

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

Mitt Romney's wife Ann may not be the only "secret weapon" the GOP's presumptive nominee is planning to deploy this fall to try to surmount his embarrassing double-digit gender gap with President Obama among women voters.

Is It A Problem That Pinterest Is Dominated By Women?

Salon | Posted 05.03.2012 | Women

It's one of the biggest online success stories of the decade, attracting a staggering 10 million monthly uniques faster than any site in history. But ...

New Messages to Bolster Female Candidates -- and the U.S. -- on the World Stage

Barbara Lee | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Barbara Lee

This year has the potential to be a significant one for women in the Senate: 2012 has the highest number of incumbent women up for re-election and plenty of women working to break into the historically male-dominated body.

Mommy Wars: An Attempt to Disenfranchise Women

Anika Rahman | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics
Anika Rahman

In this election year, women are being thrust into the political debate and openly attacked as if we were a single hot-button issue like gun rights or fracking.

Women Must Vote with their Purses in 2012 Elections

Sam Bennett | Posted 06.23.2012 | Women
Sam Bennett

Women can't ignore the fact that money, along with voting and volunteering, is critical to leveling the playing field between men and women in politics.

unEqual Pay Day

Rep. Jackie Speier | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
Rep. Jackie Speier

There is cruel irony in having Equal Pay Day fall on Tax Day. Women and men share the responsibility of paying taxes, but there is no sharing when it comes to receiving equal pay for comparable work.

Ann Or Hilary: Either Way, Motherhood Is a Dismal Financial Decision for American Women

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
Soraya Chemaly

What I am not hearing anyone say loudly and clearly in this Rosen/Romney snafu is that women's ability -- not desire or choice -- to take part in the economy is based on her freedom to make reproductive decisions.

Who Wants A Housewife?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.13.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

I'll bet you do. That's right: you, over there. The one who just fished a shirt to wear to work out of the pile of dirty clothes on your bedroom floor.

Career Tips From Peggy Olson

Forbes Woman | Posted 04.12.2012 | Women

In the last episode of Mad Men, Peggy is asked to work through the weekend on a copywriting project for a client. Roger, ever the acerbic piranha, ...

The GOP's Problem With Women and Caterpillars

Jason Stanford | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Don Draper must be giving sensitivity training to the Republican Party these days as they deal with the fallout from the war on women.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Vows To Stay Focused On Women's Economic Security | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to continue making economic security for women a priority and touted a new report that showcases ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP: We've Got The Man Vote | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats think the recent surge of women voters backing President Barack Obama could be opening up a fresh gender gap that will yield d...

Women Still Struggling To Make It To The Top Of The Ladder

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business

Women still aren't making it to the top of the ladder. Male chief financial officers in the U.S. get paid 16 percent more on average than their fe...

Republicans Alienating Both Men and Women on Birth Control

Margie Omero | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Margie Omero

Polling released today confirms recent Republican missteps threaten to damage them with voters of both genders. While women are more interested in the issue, both men and women disagree with Santorum's and Romney's position.