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Read the Report: The Travesty of Being a Post-50 Woman in America

May 16, 2012

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Barbara Hannah GruffermanWriter; Speaker; Author, ‘The Best of Everything After 50’Posted: 05/15/2012 It seems we’re living in a country that penalizes women for:Taking time out of their own lives and careers to care for others Getting olderLiving longer than men According to a new study just published by OWL (Older Women’s League National Board), women […]

No Maternity Leave For Mother Of Twins Born To Surrogate

April 21, 2012

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by Judy MollandApril 20, 2012 The War on Women is alive and well in the UK as well as the US. Jane Kassim, a teaching assistant from Rotherham, England, whose twin babies were carried by her cousin, has been told she is not entitled to maternity pay because her children were born through surrogacy. Kassim […]

Why the gender pay gap matters / The reality of the gender wage gap (2 articles)

February 6, 2012

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Ray Filar, 6 February 2012 With so many families in Britain struggling in the face of the Coalition’s austerity measures, wage inequalities between men and women seem low down on almost everyone’s agenda. But as increasing numbers of households become depend on women’s wages, equal pay for equal work is a more pertinent demand than […]