NYWA Connect

October 2010 Blog Posts (15)

Hero Cop - & - Help for Bullying Victims - & - Stop the Use of Rape as a Tactic of War: Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 10/27/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

Continue

Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 26, 2010 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Just Released: White House Report on Jobs and Women

Today, the White House released a new report, Jobs and Economic Security for America’s Women. It outlines the current economic landscape and the adminitration's plans and progress to date. Many of our issues are covered, and it calls for the passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act.

White House Report: Jobs & Economic Security of Women

Added by Beverly Neufeld on October 21, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Crime Prevention with McGruff the Crime Dog - & - Financial Literacy for Domestic Violence Victims

October 13, 2010 ** Live @ 8pm eastern
Join in on the discussion! Call in toll-free @ …
Continue

Added by NYWA Connect on October 13, 2010 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Crime Prevention with McGruff the Crime Dog - & - Financial Literacy for Domestic Violence Victims -- Upcoming Crime Prevention 101 Radio Show

Hosted by Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention Specialist

Air Date: 10/13/10 @ 8pm eastern - VoiceAmerica.com…

Continue

Added by Susan Bartelstone on October 12, 2010 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Closing the wage gap: It's a matter of survival for working families

By Valerie Jarrett



America first put an equal-pay law on the books in 1963, when women earned 59 cents for every dollar earned by a man. While this legislation was landmark at the time, its core provisions require updating if it is to fulfill its promise.



Nearly 50 years later, the wage gap has narrowed by only 18 cents. Despite news reports that the gap narrowed in the last year, the census report released Thursday showed otherwise. Working women are… Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 8, 2010 at 2:11am — No Comments

Whose Choice: A Timeline of the Hyde Amendment and Its Impact on Abortion Funding

When abortion was first legalized in 1973, federal funds were available to low-income women seeking medically necessary abortions who were reliant on the government for healthcare. In fact, at that time

federal Medicaid funds paid for almost one-third of all abortions.



But in 1976, Representative Henry Hyde (R-IL) successfully introduced an amendment that prohibited federal Medicaid coverage for abortion. Since…
Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 8, 2010 at 1:40am — No Comments

Sex and the GOP

By Betsy Reed



In the media spectacle that is the 2010 midterm elections, women of the GOP are playing starring roles. They have figured prominently in nearly every plot and subplot that holds any real interest or potential for debased amusement: from Indian-American Nikki Haley's…
Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 8, 2010 at 1:20am — No Comments

In Subprime Fallout, Women Take a Heavy Hit

By Molly M. Ginty/WomensEnews



An extensive analysis of mortgage lending data suggests credit-worthy women were unfairly stuck with subprime "toxic" debt said to be for high-risk borrowers.



Ruthell Davis doesn't know what rattles her more — being unable to contact a lending…

Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 8, 2010 at 12:48am — No Comments

Businesses owned by women increase, exceed male-owned firms in hiring



From 1997 to 2007, female-owned businesses grew by 44% to 7.8

million compared with 22% for firms owned by men, a Commerce Department

study finds. Female-owned firms added 500,000 workers; male-owned firms

lost 2…
Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 8, 2010 at 12:06am — No Comments

The Importance of Women Helping Women

By AAUW Fellow - October 1, 2010



As a graduate student studying higher education administration, I’m learning the importance of mentor relationships for new professionals and the necessity of everyone in the field networking and committing to lifelong learning. Recently, I learned even more about these ideas at the annual conference of Women Administrators in Higher Education, Advancing Women and Narrowing the Gender Gap.



During the daylong… Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 6, 2010 at 10:52pm — No Comments

Aspire to Inspire Like Eleanor



By sharvellbecton, October 6, 2010

Because next week is the great humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt’s birthday, I am reminded of her tremendous legacy to women and all humankind. The daughter of Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt, niece of Theodore Roosevelt, wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and mother of six children, Eleanor Roosevelt remains relevant even 49 years after her death.



Long a social justice activist championing equity, social reform, and human rights, Roosevelt… Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 6, 2010 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Newsweek: Why Women Need the Paycheck Fairness Act

by Jessica Bennett and Jesse EllisonSeptember 22, 2010



Thanks, Christina Hoff Sommers, but most of us still make less than the men around us.





Photos: Have Women's Rights Paid Off?



It’s a proclamation to launch a thousand feminist manifestoes: sexism is…
Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 4, 2010 at 8:49pm — No Comments

The New Social Network: How My Generation Empowers Women to Empower Themselves

By Avani Patel

Recent graduate of American University

September 16, 2010



'WIE need you' in the fight to save women's lives around the

world! So say Arianna Huffington, Sarah Brown and Donna Karan, co-hosts

of the first annual Women, Inspiration, Enterprise (WIE) symposium in NYC.

Timed to underscore appeals to world leaders, WIE is at once a

convention and a celebration, bringing together women at the forefront

of politics, philanthropy, media,… Continue

Added by Pat Lewis on October 4, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Contribute:

Connect with Us


Sign Up for NYWA eNotifications


Email:







For Email Marketing you can trust

© 2017   Created by Lena Feygin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service