Mothers/ Motherhood

Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"

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Female Company President: "I'm Sorry to all the Mothers I Worked With"
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Fortune
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Judi Casey

PowerToFly President Katharine Zaleski admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’

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News Article
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The Complicated Origins of ‘Having It All’
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Book Release! Gender & Work-Family

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Book
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Book Release! Gender & Work-Family
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Springer Publishing
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Maura Mills, Hofstra University

I am thrilled to announce the recent release of the edited book “Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains”.  Wi

Campus Child Care Declining Even As Growing Numbers of Parents Attend College

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Report
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Campus Child Care Declining Even As Growing Numbers of Parents Attend College
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IWPR Research Report
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Kay Dowgun

A new IWPR analysis finds that while the number of college students raising children has been growing—and more than one in four college students (4.8 million undergraduate students) are parents—campus-based child care has been declining. Campus child care has decreased most dramatically at community colleges where nearly half (45 percent) of all students with children are enrolled.

New Book: Family Responsibilities Discrimination

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Book
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New Book: Family Responsibilities Discrimination
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Workforce 21C
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Cynthia Thomas Calvert, Workforce 21C

Employment lawyers and HR professionals now have a go-to reference for issues involving employees with family caregiving obligations: Family Responsibilities Discrimination by Cynthia Thomas Calvert, Joan C.

Millennial Voice: Failures or Heroes—The Constant Struggle of Being a Single Parent

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Blog
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Millennial Voice: Failures or Heroes—The Constant Struggle of Being a Single Parent
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WorkFlexibility.org
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Emma Plumb

Students in Dr. Stephen Sweet’s Sociology of Work and Family course at Ithaca College were encouraged to write editorials on how job tensions affect families. The blog posts in this “Millennial Voice” series were identified by their instructor and peers as offering poignant appraisals of what needs to change and why. Today’s post was written by Olivia Abry.

ILO Report on Maternity and Paternity Laws and Practices

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Report
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ILO Report on Maternity and Paternity Laws and Practices
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International Labor Organization

The study reviews national law and practice on both maternity and paternity at work in 185 countries and territories including leave, benefits, employment protection, health protection, breastfeeding arrangements at work and childcare.

Colleen Flaherty Manchester and Phyllis Moen on Egg Freezing

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News Article
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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

Businesses that offer this perk still want women to fit male work template.

Tips From Successful Mompreneurs

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News Article
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Tips From Successful Mompreneurs
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US News & World Report Money
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Dr. Nick Beutell & Dr. Joy Schneer

Much of the academic research on self-employed mothers presented at the June 2014 Work and Family Researchers Network conference focused on work-life conflict for moms.

The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus: A Child Helps Your Career, if You’re a Man

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News Article
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The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus: A Child Helps Your Career, if You’re a Man
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New York Times
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Michelle Budig, Professor, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
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