Gender

5 Practical Things Men Can Do for Gender Equality at Work

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5 Practical Things Men Can Do for Gender Equality at Work
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Fast Company
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Judi C Casey

"Raising awareness" is fine, but if you want to be a part of bringing about real change, there's a lot of work to be done.

Colleen Flaherty Manchester and Phyllis Moen on Egg Freezing

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Colleen Flaherty Manchester and Phyllis Moen on Egg Freezing
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Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Jerry Jacobs

http://www.startribune.com/opinion/commentaries/280373112.html

Egg Freezing? The Idea Sends a Chill

Hot Topics in Work and Family Research

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Hot Topics in Work and Family Research
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Huffington Post
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Judi C Casey

What are the hot topics in work and family research?  Find out based on the sessions from the 2014 WFRN conference.

Written as we celebrate National Work and Family Month.

Egg-Freezing is Latest Talking Point in Valley Diversity Debate

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Egg-Freezing is Latest Talking Point in Valley Diversity Debate
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Financial Times
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

The Financial Times considers the Silicon Valley egg-freezing debate. 

Karma Won't Shrink the Gender Wage Gap

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Karma Won't Shrink the Gender Wage Gap
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Fortune
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

BCCWF Executive-in-Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen shares steps for shrinking the wage gap (relying on karma not included).

Research: More Than Half of Top Female Execs Were College Athletes

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Research: More Than Half of Top Female Execs Were College Athletes
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Harvard Business Review
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Nanette Fondas

A recent survey found that most executive women have a background in competitive sports, and they like to hire others who do too. Forty years after Title IX, sportswomen have risen to the C-suite, and they favor people with the qualites participation in sports engenders.

Dr Javornik on Why UK Should Follow Nordics’ Lead on Universal Childcare

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Dr Javornik on Why UK Should Follow Nordics’ Lead on Universal Childcare
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The Conversation
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University of Leeds

Childcare is likely to be a key battleground for the UK’s 2015 general election. Promises to entice female votes? Perhaps, but these policy commitments affect us all.

How Flexible Working Really Works for Dual-earner Couples

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How Flexible Working Really Works for Dual-earner Couples
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Work Autonomy, Flexibility and Work Life Balance blog
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WAF project

Work+Family Summary: August 2014

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Newsletter
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Work+Family Summary: August 2014
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My Family Care

In this month's summary, Ben Black looks at Daimler's holiday emails policy, gender pay gap findings, and snowplough parents (the worst, apparently)

Why Work Flexibility is Important for Women’s Equality

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Why Work Flexibility is Important for Women’s Equality
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WorkFlexibility.org
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