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Women Recession

Laura Bassett

Despite Economic Recovery, Public Sector Job Cuts Leave Women Behind | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.12.2012 | Politics

In response to the Obama campaign's aggressive focus on issues that affect women, such as health care, abortion, birth control and equal pay, Mitt Rom...

Hayley Miller

Women Struggle To Recover From The Recession | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although the recession initially hit men hard, it's women who have been struggling the most to get back on their feet, according to a r...

Unemployed Women Around The World Turn To Cosmetic Sales For Survival

AOL Jobs | Posted 10.29.2011 | Women

During hard economic times, one industry remains impressively robust: direct selling. Door-to-door sales exploded during the Depression, and since the...

Katherine Bindley

How To Fight The Unemployment Blues This Summer | Katherine Bindley | Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

The unemployment rate was 9.2 percent last month: that's the highest it's been this year to date, according to the Department of Labor. According to a...

Do Corporate Women's Groups Matter?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.21.2011 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We're starting to see the term "gender fatigue." We've been talking so long about female equality in the workplace that it feels like arguing that women should have the right to vote.

The "Man-cession:" Why Less for Men Doesn't Mean More for Women

Christine Bork | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

The story that women seem to be faring better than men in this economic climate is a nice one. But the sobering truth is that working women are shouldering the brunt of this recession.

More Women, Hit By Recession, Turn To Sex Work

Salon Life | Tracy Clark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Boob play," "pics of kitty," "topless housecleaning" and "hypno role play." The list, scribbled in a lined yellow notebook, is followed by a double-u...