Gender

New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017

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Report
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New Report: State of the World's Fathers 2017
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Promundo/MenCare

We are excited to share the 2017 State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action report!

New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"

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Brief
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New Research Spotlight on "Community Resources & Work-Family Confict"
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WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice
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Dowgun

The WFRN Committee to Connect Research, Policy and Practice is delighted to post a new Research Spotlight on "Community Resources and Work-Family Conflict - Is the Gender Gap Really Closing?"  The Research Spotlight series is designed to be highly practitioner-oriented with a focus on the implications of the research for organizations, individuals, communities, and fellow researchers. 

Redefining Fatherhood

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TV/Radio Show
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Redefining Fatherhood
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WBUR
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Boston College Center for Work & Family

WBUR Radio's on point features a discussion of modern fatherhoof with Brad Harrington of BCCWF and Sarah Thebaud of UC Santa Barbara.

150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion

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News Article
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150 Executives Commit to Fostering Diversity and Inclusion
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

A new initiative, C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion, spearheaded by Tim Ryan, U.S. chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has announced that 150 corporate executives have committed to their companies' encouraging their employees to discuss those sensitive topics. Procter & Gamble, New York Life, Accenture, Deloitte U.S. and the Boston Consulting Group are among the companies that have joined the alliance, of which Mr. Ryan is chairman.  Members of C.E.O.

Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario

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Job Opportunity
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Post Doc Fellowship Opportunity, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario
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McMaster University, Ontario Canada

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Gender, Health and Caregiver-Friendly Workplace Research - Health Services Intervention. Research Applications are invited from relevant disciplines, including those across the social and health sciences. This fellowship will provide an opportunity to be engaged in CIHR-funded intervention research targeting family carers who are also juggling full-time employment in the health services sector. More information about the larger research program being led by Dr. Allison Williams, CIHR Chair in Gender, Work & Health can be found at: http://ghw.mcmaster.ca.

Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart

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Report
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Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart
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Center for Law and Social Policy and National Partnership for Women & Families
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Liz Ben-Ishai, CLASP

Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

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Other
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Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity
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Work and Life Podcast

Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?

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News Article
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Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?
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The Atlantic
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Judi C Casey

Tech companies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to improve conditions for female employees. Here's why not much has changed--and what might actually work.

Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”

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Blog
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Research Explainer: “Telecommuting and Earnings Trajectories Among American Women and Men 1989–2008”
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

A new study shows that the majority of telecommuting takes place after hours and on weekends, without a correlated increase in earnings.

#BeBoldForChange: Taking Stock of Gender Inequalities in the UK in the Face of Brexit

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Blog
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#BeBoldForChange: Taking Stock of Gender Inequalities in the UK in the Face of Brexit
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Policy@Manchester - Manchester Policy Blogs
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Colette Fagan, Nina Teasdale and Helen Norman, University of Manchester (UK)

As the 2017 International Women's Day global theme calls on us to "be bold for change," Professor Colette Fagan, Dr. Nina Teasdale and Dr. Helen Norman from the University of Manchester (UK) take stock of the UK’s gender-related policy measures. They argue that progress towards gender equality has been uneven and often too slow, and there is a risk that the long-established gender rights and gender equality machinery will be weakened or stripped away following the UK's decision to leave the European Union.

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