International Perspectives

Daughters financially better off than mothers, but sons…

December 11, 2011
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Are young people better off than their parents? At least when it comes to income, the answer depends on gender. Today's young women make $1.17 for every $1 their moms earned back in 1980. Young men, however, are earning 10 cents per hour less than thei...
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Daughters financially better off than mothers, but sons… (USA)

December 11, 2011
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Daughters financially better off than mothers, but sons… (USA)

Are young people better off than their parents? At least when it comes to income, the answer depends on gender. Today's young women make $1.17 for every $1 their moms earned back in 1980. Young men, however, are earning 10 cents per hour less than thei...
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Sex discrimination at London School of Economics

November 13, 2011
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Tom Martin is making headlines around the world for bringing a £50,000 sex discrimination lawsuit against the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE), claiming its gender studies Masters programme he enrolled on consistently promotes biassed...
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Sex discrimination at London School of Economics (UK)

November 13, 2011
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Sex discrimination at London School of Economics (UK)

Tom Martin is making headlines around the world for bringing a £50,000 sex discrimination lawsuit against the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE), claiming its gender studies Masters programme he enrolled on consistently promotes biassed...
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Involved Dads Give Kids an Edge (Canada)

September 15, 2011
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September 15, 2011 — New data from a long-running study of Canadian families suggest that fathers play a key role in their children's intellect and behavior. Compared with children with absentee fathers, children whose fathers were present and ac...
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In Praise of Men (North & South, NZ)

May 1, 2011
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In Praise of Men (North & South, NZ)

When I told a group of women friends I was going to write a celebratory essay about men, I picked up a faint, unspoken chill of disapproval. No matter that all of them are married to good men who trudge off to work every day, love their kids, clear th...
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