SOURCE: New York Times
Pandemic Imperils Promotions for Women in Academia
As primary education has gone remote for another term, women professors with children argue that uneven distribution of domestic labor means their scholarly work is at a disadvantage compared to male and childless colleagues. "“I don’t need a clock extension,” Dr. Magdalena Osburn said. “I need an acknowledgment that this year is trash.”
SOURCE: The Hill
Biden Needs a History-Making Women's Agenda in Response to COVID
The 2018 midterms and 2020 primaries showed just how critical the turnout of women—Democrat, independent and moderate Republican will be this November.
SOURCE: The New York Times
Women’s Soccer Was Having a Moment. Then the Clock Stopped.
As the coronavirus pandemic forces soccer clubs and sponsors to tighten their belts, a women’s game poised to break out hopes it doesn’t have to bear the cost.
A Century After Lady Astor Took Her Seat in Parliament, How Have British Politics Changed for Women?
by Rachael Bunyan and Suyin Haynes
On Dec. 1, 1919, Nancy Astor took her seat in Parliament — the first woman in British history to do so.
September 20, 2019
Tights Are Now a Fall Fashion Staple—But They Were Once a Revolutionary Style Statement
by Marlen Komar
Tights Season was once revolutionary.
Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies At 75
A bestselling author and Emmy Award winner, Roberts was one of NPR's most recognizable voices and is considered one of a handful of pioneering female journalists who helped shape the public broadcaster's sound and culture at a time when few women held prominent roles in journalism.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Why nuclear diplomacy needs more women
by Elena Souris
Historically, a homogenous group of policymakers make innovation less likely.
SOURCE: Scholarly Kitchen
Yes, Women Also Know History: Online Resources Identify and Highlight Women Experts
by Karin Wulf
Explore new resources that highlight the contributions of women historians.
SOURCE: Perspectives on History
Taking Stock of Gender History at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting 2019
by Monica L. Mercado
Why are so many scholars taking stock of gender history and women in the historical profession now?
The Dangerous Rise of the IUD as Poverty Cure and the History Behind It
by Christine Dehlendorf and Kelsey Holt
The notion that limiting women’s reproduction can cure societal ills has a long, shameful history.
The Tragedy of Being a Girl in India
by Graham Peebles
It is said that India is the ‘most dangerous country in the world in which to be a girl’.
The Secret History of Women in the Senate
by Liza Mundy
In the entire history of the United States Senate, a mere 44 women have served. Ever.
Society: How Women Stepped Up in World War I
In France, one commander estimated that if women in arms factories halted work for 20 minutes, the war would be lost.
What We Can Learn by Studying Women's Role in the Confederate South
by Wendy Hamand Venet
The war led to unprecedented challenges for women in Atlanta.
Black Women Entertainers in a Revolutionary Time: An Interview with Historian Ruth Feldstein
by Robin Lindley
Dr. Feldstein details the work and struggle of each of these women who achieved fame in male-dominated cultural industries while resisting racist and sexist stereotypes.
Female historian says human rights museum censored her
Veronica Strong-Boag upset over missing blog post for Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
Why Women's History Month?
by Ruth Rosen
Unfortunately, it is still necessary to have a token month every year devoted to women's lives.
The Republican Party's "Female Trouble"
by Ruth Rosen
As the 2014 midterm elections loom on the horizon, American Republicans fear they may lose a sizable female vote.
SOURCE: New York Times
by William Dalrymple
The Pashtun tribes of Central Asia have a history of strong women.
SOURCE: Chronicle of Higher Education
Handmaidens of Genocide
by Konrad H. Jarausch
"Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields" is a shocking reading experience.
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