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Gender Equality


Does equality breed violence against women?

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 April 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: European Union, gender equality, gender violence
A new report indicates that gender equality and abuse of women go hand in hand.


College athletics and the common good

Anthony Esolen | 07 March 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: college, gender equality, sport
Isn't there more to fair play than boosting the women's teams?


Pride and Prejudice at 200

| 31 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: books, gender equality, marriage
The romantic appeal of the novel is, of course, at odds with its outmoded gender paradigm.


The surprising mental health effects of gender equality parenting

Bryce J. Christensen | 12 November 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: adolescents, gender equality, mental health
When parents embrace the ideal of gender equality, their children enjoy the best possible mental health. They must. All the progressive commentators say so.


The end of men - and women

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 September 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: gender equality, men, post-industrial economy
If masculinity is doomed, so is femininity, as a new book demonstrates.


There is no “Nordic model” of childcare

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 June 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: childcare, gender equality, Sweden
There is a Norwegian and a Finnish model offering a choice of daycare or a homecare allowance, and there is the Swedish model offering only daycare with no national homecare allowance.


Dad’s names in Spain are on the wane

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 November 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: gender equality, Spain
Some places might be tiring of it but in Spain the gender revolution rolls on. The socialist government’s latest move is to legislate against the priority traditionally given to the father’s surname in birth registers.


People are the wealth of nations

Vincenzina Santoro | 11 November 2010 | FEATURES |
tags: development, gender equality, United Nations
But women are yet to be valued properly, even by the UN.


Gen Y not so keen on gender equality

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 October 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: childcare, gender equality, work-life balance
An Australian study has set the traditional-role-division cat among the gender equality pigeons: the tide of opinion seems to have swung against the feminist ideal of an equal division of domestic and market work between husbands and wives.


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