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The UN Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

A delegation of human rights experts from Poland, the United Kingdom and Costa Rica spent 10 days this month touring the United States so they can pre...

Laura Bassett

How The U.S. Is Failing Its Working Parents

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

Being a working parent is relatively tough in the United States, thanks to a lack of policies guaranteeing flexibility, paid leave and affordable chil...

Katy Hall

Why Working Families Could Be Better Off In Sweden

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 02.21.2013 | Parents

When Australia passed a parental leave law in 2010, it left the U.S. as the only industrialized nation not to mandate paid leave for mothers of newbor...