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  • by Lauren Aguilar on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 11:19am
    In 1971, less than six percent of professors were women and only nine women held tenure at Stanford University. Three students dared to question, “Where were the women’s voices on Stanford’s campus...
  • by Lily Bixler on Monday, December 12, 2011 - 10:18am
    In 1970s Shanghai, Sophia and Nina are digging through a box of family heirlooms when they come across tiny shoes. “What are these?” Sophia says. “They are so tiny.” These are for women with...
  • by Erin Cech on Friday, December 2, 2011 - 2:52pm
    Employee turnover is expensive.  Replacing employees who leave can cost businesses two times the annual compensation packages of those employees—costs which can balloon to...
  • by Shiri Regev-Messalem on Monday, November 14, 2011 - 10:51am

    Dramatic changes to welfare law in Israel over the past decade have resulted in a conflict between poor mothers and the state over the value of caretaking and conceptions of citizenship. In the...

  • by Susan Fisk on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 12:32pm

    We have all heard that women are from Venus and men from Mars, with brains from equally distant galaxies. You may have heard that in comparison to men, women have smaller, inferior brains ruled...

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