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Economic Crisis Hits Gender Budgeting

April 22, 2012

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By Jennifer Hattam ISTANBUL, Apr 22, 2012 (IPS) – Worldwide, women are largely responsible for managing family budgets, controlling 65 percent of global spending. But, women’s needs are often ignored when it comes to government budgeting, delegates at an international meet in the Turkish capital observed. Over the last 10 years, there has been a […]

Defining the new male ideal

March 24, 2012

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By Ashley Strickland, Special to CNNMarch 24, 2012 Personal trainer Drew Manning went from being ideal to overweight for his “Fit 2 Fat 2 Fit” campaign (CNN) — Drew Manning thought he had the body of the ideal man: 6 feet 2 inches of tanned musculature, sculpted arms and washboard abs that narrowed to a […]

Family finance gender roles changing with the times

February 27, 2012

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Women show more interest in taking charge on money matters By Derek Sankey, For The Calgary Herald February 26, 2012 Money has always been viewed as a potential source of conflict in relationships and it appears there continues to be a significant difference in how the two genders view their roles when it comes to […]