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"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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Visions of "women and work" shaped ... at home !

Visions of "women and work" shaped ... at home ! | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

A research paper titled "Marriage Structure and Resistance to the Gender Revolution in the Workplace" found that "husbands embedded in traditional and neo-traditional marriages (relative to husbands embedded in modern ones) exhibit attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that undermine the role of women in the workplace."

By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.


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Where are India's working women?

Where are India's working women? | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In India, the workplace continues to be a male-dominated space. What can be done to fix this? In pictures.
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Usa: Workplace pregnancy discrimination cases on the rise

Usa: Workplace pregnancy discrimination cases on the rise | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Hundreds of women, many in low-paying jobs, see their paychecks disappear right after they tell their bosses of their pregnancies. Their stories recently were highlighted at an EEOC hearing on pregnancy discrimination. Nationwide in fiscal 2011, women filed 5,797 complaints with the EEOC alleging pregnancy discrimination at work or in hiring, a 23 percent increase from fiscal 2005.

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Kimie Iwata, vice president of Shiseido, a rare female executive in Japan

Kimie Iwata, vice president of Shiseido, a rare female executive in Japan | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

Kimie Iwata is a powerful symbol of both the progress and ongoing struggles of Japanese women in the workplace.

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