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Global rights and initiative for women pertaining to job security, health, family and empowering their voices.
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Niya Norwood & Nikko Ielasi - Black Girl Magic (Live at Berklee)

Niya Norwood and Nikko Ielasi perform their original "Black Girl Magic" live in the Berklee Performance Center. Niya Norwood: Facebook
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‘It Really Does Get Into Your Head.’ The Election, Through the Eyes of Teenage Girls.

‘It Really Does Get Into Your Head.’ The Election, Through the Eyes of Teenage Girls. | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
In a survey, nearly half of teenage girls said Donald Trump had affected the way they thought about their bodies. A quarter said Hillary Clinton had made them want to lead.
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Wanted: Women to Coach Female Tennis Players

Wanted: Women to Coach Female Tennis Players | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
All but three of the top 50 players on the WTA Tour are coached by men. The issue is complex, but some see a generational shift on the way.
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'Girl on the Train's' Emily Blunt on Gender Double Standards: "A Woman Is a Drunk, Whereas the Guy's a Partyer"

'Girl on the Train's' Emily Blunt on Gender Double Standards: "A Woman Is a Drunk, Whereas the Guy's a Partyer" | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
"There's just so much judgment with women," says star Emily Blunt in an interview with THR alongside 'The Girl on the Train' author Paula Hawkins.
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High Finance and Family-Friendly? KKR Is Trying

High Finance and Family-Friendly? KKR Is Trying | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
The investment firm is experimenting with some unusual perks to help employees balance work and family life, but the culture isn’t easy to change.
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This Law Firm Is the Latest Employer to Pay for Working Moms to Ship Their Breast Milk

This Law Firm Is the Latest Employer to Pay for Working Moms to Ship Their Breast Milk | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Latham & Watkins is will start shipping breast milk for new moms, making it the most recent company to offer the hot employee perk.
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At NIH, one woman says gender bias has blocked promotions

At NIH, one woman says gender bias has blocked promotions | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Research has found gender bias in tenure awards; other medical institutions also lag.
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Here’s What Happened When This Executive Stopped Hiding Her Pregnancy

Here’s What Happened When This Executive Stopped Hiding Her Pregnancy | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Deb Aldredge, chief administrative officer at Farmers Insurance, explains. Read about them here.
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There’s a Huge Gender Gap Among Inventors

There’s a Huge Gender Gap Among Inventors | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Fewer than one in five of all patents were held by at least one woman inventor in 2010, and less than 8% had a woman as a primary inventor.
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Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts disciplined over gender comments - BBC News

Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts disciplined over gender comments - BBC News | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
The chairman of advertising agency Saatchi and Saatchi, Kevin Roberts, is put on leave for saying the debate on gender bias in the industry is "all over".
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What Do You See When You Look at This Cover?

What Do You See When You Look at This Cover? | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Melissa Harris-Perry responds to ELLE's August cover.​
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The Brutal Truth About Being a Pregnant Worker in 2016: It’s Pretty Awful

The Brutal Truth About Being a Pregnant Worker in 2016: It’s Pretty Awful | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
A woman tells her story and suggests that employers need to support paid sick leave and other "preternity" benefits.
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Women are getting a mansplaining hotline

Women are getting a mansplaining hotline | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Women who have things mansplained to them in the workplace can now report it to a dedicated hotline. Unionen, Sweden’s largest union, is encouraging members to call up when male colleagues give them unsolicited lectures on things they already understand. 
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These companies have zero women on their boards

These companies have zero women on their boards | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Startup LedBetter is tracking gender equality on boards and the executive ranks of 2,000 big consumer brands.
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Connie Chung ‘went through hell’ as a woman in journalism

Connie Chung ‘went through hell’ as a woman in journalism | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Anchor Connie Chung was brought to tears at a screening of “Good Girls Revolt” at Hearst Tower.
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Why I Refer to Powerful Female Leaders as ‘Girls’ Instead of ‘Women’

Why I Refer to Powerful Female Leaders as ‘Girls’ Instead of ‘Women’ | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Shelley Zalis is the CEO of The Female Quotient and the creator of The Girls' Lounge.
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Europe Lags the U.S. When it Comes to Female CEOs

Europe Lags the U.S. When it Comes to Female CEOs | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
The top companies in Europe are adding just one female CEO per year.
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Investors Weigh Whether a Female CEO Matters to Market Returns

Investors Weigh Whether a Female CEO Matters to Market Returns | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Some investors are finding that companies with more women in top positions outperform. Now they’re starting to wonder: How much does a female CEO add to market returns?
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Men With 2 Years of Work Experience Earn More Than Women With 6

Men With 2 Years of Work Experience Earn More Than Women With 6 | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
average women’s earnings 10 years after they first enrolled in college are lower than average men’s earnings six years after first enrolling
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Your Company Expense Policies Are Hurting Women. Here’s Why and How to Fix it

Your Company Expense Policies Are Hurting Women. Here’s Why and How to Fix it | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Why are hotel stays, meals, transportation, and even laundry reimbursable expenses and babysitting is not? It's bias against women.
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Qualcomm to pay $19.5M to settle gender discrimination suit

Qualcomm to pay $19.5M to settle gender discrimination suit | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Qualcomm has agreed to pay $19.5 million to settle a gender discrimination class action lawsuit involving 3,300 women who alleged they were denied equal pay and job opportunities to their male counterparts.
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How Massachusetts's New Pay Law Will Help Close The Gender Wage Gap (And How It Won't)

How Massachusetts's New Pay Law Will Help Close The Gender Wage Gap (And How It Won't) | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Massachusetts becomes the first state to not require job seekers to disclose what they made at previous employers.
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Are Investors Still Squeamish About Putting Money Into Women's Health?

Are Investors Still Squeamish About Putting Money Into Women's Health? | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Women account for half the population, but some investors still consider women's health products "too niche." But is the tide turning?
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Child Care Expansion Takes a Toll on Poorly Paid Workers

Child Care Expansion Takes a Toll on Poorly Paid Workers | Women's Right And Global Initiative | Scoop.it
Early childhood services are meant to relieve poverty, but a new study says they can actually generate poverty in the predominantly female work force.
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