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Hope for high-tech mothers

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Have two highly skilled women—with four babies and toddlers between them—finally found a way to achieve an ideal work-family balance? It looks as if PowerToFly, a new startup launched to place women around the world in tech jobs with flexible hours and the ability to work remotely, has done just that.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

India’s women on the march

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Sometimes countries suddenly take a mighty leap forward, forcing everyone else to take notice. On one critical issue—sexual harassment and rape—India has moved far into the lead. Following a number of brutal rapes that became notorious worldwide, Indian women are pushing back in radical, innovative, and transformational ways.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The girl can’t help it

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When Mary Barra was named CEO of General Motors in early December—the first woman to head a major American automaker—it seemed to many to be a milestone in women’s struggle for equal rights and opportunities. But, in a climate in which, as Catalyst, the feminist glass-ceiling watchdog, points out, only 4.2 percent of US Fortune 500 CEOs are women, is Barra’s promotion really a victory?

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The US military’s rape culture

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Around the world, people’s understanding of why rape happens usually takes one of two forms. Either it is like lightning, striking some unlucky woman who was in the wrong place at the wrong time (an isolated, mysterious event, caused by some individual man’s sudden psychopathology), or it is “explained” by some seductive transgression by the victim (the wrong dress, a misplaced smile).

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Sweden’s other rape suspects

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It is difficult for me, as an advocate against rape and other forms of violence against women, to fathom the laziness and willful ignorance that characterize so much of the media coverage of the sexual-assault allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. To report that we are simply witnessing Swedish justice at work, one must be committed to doing no research—not even the bare minimum of picking up a phone. In fact, we are witnessing a bizarre aberration in the context of Sweden’s treatment of sex crimes—a case that exposes the grim reality of indifference, or worse, that victims there and elsewhere face.

Posted: September 1st, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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