Where to Find Gender Inequality

Through a 2020 UN report, we can locate the world’s gender inequality by looking at politics, education, economics, and physical integrity.

How the Gender Gap Affects Men’s Health

Another good reason for diminishing the size of the gender gap in Europe is the impact it will have on men’s health and their life expectancy.

What Most of Us Never Knew About Father’s Day

Historically reflecting retailers’ quest to boost spending and male financial control in the family, Father’s Day spending is about more than Dad.

The Importance of a Good (Voice) Pitch

Because men and women associate competence, confidence, and authority with a deeper voice, gender inequality can be caused by how women speak.

Gender Issues: Equal Pay Day

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Last Tuesday, April 9th was Equal Pay Day, the day symbolizing how far into 2013 women need to work in order to earn what men earned in 2012. You can hear…

Sheryl Sandberg’s Three-Point Plan

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Almost a month ago, COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, released her book “Lean in—Women, Work, and the will to lead.” In the past few weeks the author has received a lot…

Sweden: Elusive Equality

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Sweden has the reputation of a land of idyllic gender equality. I personally have cited the country numerous times in my previous posts. As close as we have come so far to…

The Best Places to be a Woman

In colonial Massachusetts, the law required boys to attend school while girls were primarily educated at home. Because it was illegal for a married woman to own land, Abigail Adams had to use John’s name anytime she bought or sold…

Son Preference

If there are 122 men for every 100 women, how do you find a wife? According to a Columbia University professor, in China, you save. Economists have been asking why Chinese households save so much–30% as compared to a current…

The Age of Women?

Told you are about to meet the CEO of a major corporation, do you imagine someone in a skirt? According to a recent Washington Post article, the answer from most people is “No”. To individuals saying we have entered “the…