women in society
A sense of purpose
Peter Smith | 09 April 2013 |
tags: Margaret Thatcher, obituaries, UK
Mrs Thatcher’s steely resolve to improve Britain is sorely needed today, but tempered by compassion for the post-industrial working class.
She served her country well
Joanna Bogle | 09 April 2013 |
tags: Margaret Thatcher, obituaries, UK
Courage, kindness and conviction were the hallmarks of the Margaret Thatcher I knew.
Why men fight
Robert R. Reilly | 26 January 2013 |
Will women in front-line combat duty change the way men behave in combat?
The third rail of feminism
Michael Cook | 11 December 2012 |
tags: Africa, female genital mutilation, feminism
Why isn't the media interested in the facts about the controversial practice of female genital mutilation?
The marriage gap in the women’s vote
Meg T. McDonnell | 03 December 2012 |
tags: 2012 elections, marriage gap, women vote
President Obama won 65 percent of the single women's vote by promising to look after them.
“Till death do us part”
Teresa Cooney and Christine Proulx | 29 November 2012 |
tags: ageing, divorce, end-of-life care
As millions of divorced baby boomers age, some are rediscovering the meaning of their marriage vows.
Misogyny for the politically disenchanted
Zac Alstin | 02 November 2012 |
The Australian Prime Minister became an internet sensation after she denounced the misogyny of the Opposition Leader in Parliament. But does the word mean anything any more?
Of wars and women
Alma Acevedo | 16 October 2012 |
tags: justice, US presidential election, women
The rhetoric of warfare in the US election campaign masks an unjust cause.
Will “choice” trump even gendercide?
Margaret Somerville | 03 October 2012 |
tags: Canada, sex selective abortions
A new page in Canada’s abortion debate will force pro-choice politicians to decide just how non-negotiable their position is.
The end of men - and women
Carolyn Moynihan | 24 September 2012 |
If masculinity is doomed, so is femininity, as a new book demonstrates.
A dangerous dish on the cultural menu
Monica Gabriel and Kara Eschbach | 21 September 2012 |
tags: college, hooking up, women's issues
Are “boys on the side” really the answer to young women’s career ambitions?
Meg T. McDonnell | 18 September 2012 |
A new book gives an insider's view of the Susan G. Komen Foundation vs. Planned Parenthood battle.
Catholic women and that other contraceptive mandate
Carolyn Moynihan | 14 September 2012 |
Why do so many church-going women reject Catholic teaching on family planning? At last someone has asked them.
Children made me
Helen M. Alvaré | 30 August 2012 |
A Catholic academic and feminist tells how she discovered the meaning of marriage and the joy of self-giving.
The mixed legacy of Helen Gurley Brown
Carolyn Moynihan | 17 August 2012 |
tags: marriage, media criticism, sexual revolution
The Cosmopolitan editor’s sexual agenda has been a spectacular failure for women. What a shame it obscured some rather good advice.
Striking a blow for equality, perhaps
Carolyn Moynihan | 10 August 2012 |
What kind of victory is it for women to appear on the world stage punching each other?
What’s behind our girl-harming culture?
Dale O'Leary | 20 June 2012 |
A professional body tackles the issue of the sexualisation of girls but fails miserably to diagnose the cause.
Contracepting America: the real war on women
Michael Giesler | 12 June 2012 |
tags: Catholic Church, contraception, HHS mandate
Catholic institutions are suing the Obama administration over its contraception mandate. A Catholic priest explains why the Church opposes the pill.
An unknown unknown for gay marriage supporters
Michael Cook | 29 May 2012 |
tags: same-sex marriage, surrogacy
Same-sex marriage has a dark secret: its potential for exploiting women in developing countries.
A ground-breaking abortion study from Chile
Elard Koch | 08 May 2012 |
Before 1989 abortion was legal in Chile; after 1989 it was illegal. The author of a controversial study explains what happened to women's health.
Chile study challenges the “safe abortion” myth
Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2012 |
tags: abortion, Chile, maternal mortality
Contrary to claims, a ban on abortion is consistent with one of the world’s lowest maternal mortality rates.
Mariette Ulrich | 02 May 2012 |
tags: feminism, stay-at-home Mom
Stay-at-home moms are a problem, all right. They think, educate their children and vote.
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